Orecchiette with Salsa Cruda and Ricotta Recipe

Looking for an easy orecchiette with salsa cruda and ricotta recipe? Learn how to make orecchiette with salsa cruda and ricotta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ayerhead81

Makes 4 servings



Ripe juices from plump late-summer tomatoes permeate this quick, flavorful pasta?and make you wish it could be August all year long. Active time: 10 minutes Start to finish: 30 min Servings: Makes 4 servings

Recipe Ingredients for orecchiette with salsa cruda and ricotta

1 small onion
2 cloves garlic
2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 1/2 pounds tomatoes
1/3 cup basil
1 pound pasta
3/4 cup ricotta

Recipe Directions for orecchiette with salsa cruda and ricotta

  1. Stir together all ingredients except pasta and ricotta in a large bowl with 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Let stand, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, cook orecchiette in a pasta pot of boiling salted water (3 tablespoons salt for 6 qt water) until al dente.

  3. Drain pasta and toss with tomato salsa. Season with salt and pepper and dollop with ricotta.

Categories

Tomatoes, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 357.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
491
Calories from Fat
121
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.4g
21%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
97mg
32%
Sodium
97mg
4%
Potassium
702mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
73.3g
24%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
5.3g
Protein
19.9g
Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 17% Iron 26%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • High in thiamin
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