Pasta with Herbed Ricotta Sauce

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 container (15 oz.) ricotta cheese
  • 2⁄3 cup whole milk
  • 1⁄2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1⁄4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 lb. cooked rigatoni pasta
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a blender or food processor with a metal blade, blend the ricotta, milk, and Parmesan until smooth.
  • Heat the oil in heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté until softened. Stir in the ricotta mixture, basil, and parsley and cook until heated through.
  • Stir in the rigatoni and season with salt and fresh pepper. Serve hot.