Pasta with Rapini and Ricotta

The creamy textured ricotta smothers the pasta and the onion and garlic infused rapini add a wonderful earthy flavor making this rustic recipe a classic in our home.


Pasta with Rapini and Ricotta

Ingredients

For 4 Person(s)

For the Pasta:

  • 1 pound pasta ( I used Rigatoni)
  • 1 cup fresh ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup fresh, chopped rapini (broccoli rabe)
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced or whole
  • salt and pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil
 
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Directions

  1. Boil pasta in some salted water .
  2. As the pasta is cooking, saute onion and garlic in some olive oil then add rapini and a 1/2 cup of the boiling pasta water, salt and pepper and cook until tender (approx. 5 minutes)
  3. Add cooked pasta to the pan, stir in the ricotta cheese and toss until well mixed.
  4. Drizzle with a little extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle with some fresh grated parmigiano reggiano and serve.
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Recipe Notes

This is a super simple recipe, great for a quick weeknight dinner. Add some peperoncino for a little kick!

Reviews

5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Thnx for Sharing ... - Saint of circumstance
5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
so simple and delicious.. - missybaseball


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