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    Pasta and Ricotta Cheese

    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    10 mins

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    10 mins

    alyseepoo's Note:

    This came from a frugal cooking website! It is so simple and delicious!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook the pasta in boiling salted water until done, about 9 minutes.
    2. 2
      Drain but reserve a bit of the water in case the pasta is too dry at the end.
    3. 3
      Mix the pasta with the margarine and ricotta.
    4. 4
      If it's too dry, add a bit of the hot pasta water to moisten.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 07, 2014

      55

      I was surprised at how simple and delicious this was! I used real butter and added fresh garlic along with salt and pepper. I also followed JuliJ's advice and sprinkled a bit of oregano on top. A great quick meal that tastes like you spent more time than you did.

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    • on August 05, 2008

      55

      This is very simple but good. I sprinkled a bit of oregano on top. Great for a cheap and quick meal! Thanks for the idea!

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    • on April 02, 2007

      55

      I haven't tried this recipe specifically, but we have pasta and ricotta cheese at my fiance's parent's house every year around Easter and it is wonderful. It's made basically the same way. Thanks for the recipe. This one's a keeper for sure. I'm going to try it with brown rice because I've been trying to stay away from pasta lately.

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    Nutritional Facts for Pasta and Ricotta Cheese

    Serving Size: 1 (97 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 286.5
     
    Calories from Fat 94
    32%
    Total Fat 10.4 g
    16%
    Saturated Fat 4.6 g
    23%
    Cholesterol 23.5 mg
    7%
    Sodium 85.3 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 36.1 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
    5%
    Sugars 0.9 g
    3%
    Protein 11.3 g
    22%

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