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Orecchiette with Peas and Ricotta

Orecchiette with Peas and Ricotta
A quick and easy weeknight pasta dish with peas.

Rating: 4.50/5
Votes: 7
Views: 341
Date Added: 12/05/2017
Added By: bobrt




Ingredients

Servings: 4

1 cup (about 8 ounces) ricotta cheese
1/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
1 tsp lemon zest
1 TBSP lemon juice
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
1/4 tsp dried basil
12 ounces orecchiette pasta
1 cup frozen peas
1/4 cup olive oil
2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
salt & pepper


Directions

Total Time: 25 minutres

1. In a medium bowl mix together the ricotta, Parmesan, lemon zest, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, basil, 1/4 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper, set aside.

2. Heat the olive oil and garlic over medium-low heat, stirring often, until garlic becomes brown and crispy, about 5 minutes. Take off the heat and set aside.

3. Cook pasta according to directions adding the frozen peas to the water 1 minute before the pasta is done cooking. After you drain the pasta and peas pour them into a large bowl.

4. Remove the crushed garlic from the oil and pour the oil over the pasta and peas, toss to coat. Add salt and pepper to taste.

5. Serve the pasta portions dolloped with the ricotta mixture.




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Comments (1)

rosbough pic rosbough
12/05/2017
A good dish but would be better if the ricotta mixture was warmed up a bit before adding to the pasta