Basil Ricotta Macaroni

under 60mins

Ingredients for servings

  • 8 ounces short pasta (elbows, cavatappi, etc)

  • 0.25 cup soft butter

  • 2 cup(s) fresh ricotta

  • fresh basil

  • fresh ground pepper


  • Cook pasta in heavily salted water until al dente. Reserve 1 cup of cooking water and drain. Return to pot.

  • Add butter and stir until butter is melted. Add ricotta and stir gently until ricotta is worked into the pasta.

  • Pour a little pasta water into the pot until you have a very light sauce.

  • Divide among plates. Grind fresh pepper on top, scatter basil leaves on each plate and serve.

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