– 1 pound penne pasta – Salt for pasta water – 2 cups fresh peas – 1 cup ricotta – 1 lemon zest and juice (I used organic) – Coarse or fine sea salt for sprinkling – Ground black pepper – 3 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil divided – 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts – 1/2 cup finely shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese – 2 Tablespoons Italian parsley chopped (not the stems)
Cook time: 11 mins
why you'll love this ricotta tart 1. Delicious and unique flavor: This ricotta recipe features a combination of savory ingredients. The ricotta is so creamy and there is also the burst of fresh lemon flavor in every bite, which is just delicious! 2. Healthy ingredients: This recipe includes healthy ingredients like peas, pine nuts, and don't forget the extra-virgin olive oil.
can i make this pasta without peas? If you aren't a fan of peas, just leave them out! The peas and ricotta go together really nicely with the delicate sweetness of the ricotta. So perfect for a vegetarian dinner idea.
can I add spinach in place of peas? Yes! If you aren't a pea fan, sub out the peas for some spinach. Just steam the spinach before combining with the pasta.
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