Pasta With Sausage and Ricotta

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

This dish uses the elements of lasagna but is much quicker and easier to prepare and lighter too. Enjoy with a green salad and garlic bread. 5 WW points from five & under cookbooklett.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta in boiling salted water until al dente.
  2. Meanwhile, heat a medium nonstick skilet over medium-high heat. Crumble sausage and cook until browned.
  3. Stir in Sauce; bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
  4. Combine ricotta, parsley, parmesan and pepper in a bowl.
  5. Add sauce to the pasta; toss to coat.
  6. Divide pasta between 4 bowls and top each bowl with 2T ricotta mixture.
Most Helpful

This is a great dish. It's easy to put together, tastes great and everyone enjoyed it! I doubled the sauce so there was plenty for everyone. Thanks so much for posting!

E.A. February 04, 2009

This quick, easy dish is just wonderful! I did have to sub the sweet sausage for hot (our preference). I made "Fresh Homemade Ricotta Cheese" for this...we really enjoyed this topping instead of just cheese. Thank you for sharing Kelbel!

luvcook'n January 29, 2009