Winter Pesto Spaghetti with Lemon Ricotta

Pesto Pasta with Lemon Ricotta Cheese
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Ingredients

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For the Ricotta Cheese
1 cup Ricotta cheese
¼ cup Whipping cream
1 Lemon zest
½ tsp Black pepper cracked
For the Pesto Pasta
1 cup Parsley packed, flat leaf parsley, tough stems removed
1 cup Baby spinach leaves
½ cup Basil leaves
½ cup Frozen peas thawed
⅓ cup Almonds raw
1 tbsp Lemon juice
1 clove Garlic small
½ tsp Kosher Salt
½ cup Olive oil extra virgin
1 pound Spaghetti cooked and drained

Nutritional information

607
Calories
32g
Fat
62g
Carbohydrates
17g
Protein
34mg
Cholesterol
247mg
Sodium
Ingredients
  • For the Ricotta Cheese

  • For the Pesto Pasta

Winter Pesto Spaghetti with Lemon Ricotta

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Is your family a “pasta every night” kind of family? Well then you have to try this Winter Pesto Spaghetti with Lemon Ricotta for something different yet simple to make and ready in just 30 minutes. Perfectly cooked spaghetti coated in homemade pesto made from baby spinach, basil leaves and frozen peas which are full of nutritious goodness and topped with a generous dollop of lemon ricotta cheese to round up all the flavors.

To make Winter Pesto Spaghetti with Lemon Ricotta, you will need the following ingredients:

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So, how to make Winter Pesto Spaghetti with Lemon Ricotta?

Steps to make Winter Pesto Spaghetti with Lemon Ricotta

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Prepare lemon ricotta cheese

In a mixing bowl, using an electric beater, whip the ricotta cheese, cream, lemon zest and pepper for about 1 minute until light and fluffy. Set aside to use later.

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Prepare pesto

In a food processor, pulse parsley, spinach, basil, peas, almonds, lemon juice, garlic and salt a few times, until finely chopped.

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Add oil

With the motor still running, add drizzles of olive oil and continue pulsing until combined and relatively smooth.

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Prepare pasta bowls

Toss prepared pesto with cooked spaghetti noodles to generously coat. Divide between serving bowls.

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Serve

Top each serving with a dollop of prepared lemon ricotta cheese and garnish with a few sprinkles of lemon zest and ground black pepper, before serving.

This Winter Pesto Spaghetti with Lemon Ricotta is as the name suggests, a warm and filling bowl of pasta, especially enjoyed in the wintertime. Let us know if your family loves it too and tag #cookmerecipes online to share your own favorite winter dinner ideas.

Nina dreams of gender equality and for women all over the world to feel empowered and enjoy the same freedom she has. She’s a careful consumer, believing that by being more conscious about the way we live we can make the world a better place! Already a vegetarian, she uses animal products sparingly and tries to produce as little waste as possible. Most of her recipes are vegan as a result!

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Athina

I love it! So delicious!

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