Ricotta-Spinach Pasta Recipe

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Submitted by emseiter

Makes 4 servings



cooking light Ricotta - Spinach Pasta

Recipe Ingredients for Ricotta-Spinach Pasta

8 oz Mezzi Rigatoni No. 389
82 grams Ricotta Cheese
1 tsp Lemon Peel
3 dash Salt, Table
0.25 tsp Pepper, Black
2 tbsp Olive Oil
1.5 cup, chopped Peppers, Sweet, Red
0.33 cup pieces or chips Walnuts, English
4 clove Garlic
0.062 cup Lemon Juice
3 cup Spinach

Recipe Directions for Ricotta-Spinach Pasta

  1. Preparation

  2. 1. 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain in a colander over a bowl; reserve 1/2 cup pasta water.

  3. 2. 2. Combine ricotta, 1 teaspoon rind, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and black pepper.

  4. 3. 3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper; sauté 2 minutes. Add walnuts, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Stir in 1 tablespoon oil and juice. Add pasta, pasta water, and spinach; cook 1 minute or until spinach wilts. Top with ricotta mixture and rind strips, if desired.

  5. Robin Bashinsky, Cooking Light

  6. APRIL 2012

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 180.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
372
Calories from Fat
139
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.5g
24%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
187mg
8%
Potassium
306mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
50.0g
17%
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
Sugars
4.5g
Protein
12.3g
Vitamin A 78% Vitamin C 135%
Calcium 9% Iron 17%
* 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
88% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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