Spinach Pesto & Ricotta

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READY IN: 30mins

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  1. Cook pasta for 8-10 minutes until tender but firm.
  2. Reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking water, drain pasta and return to pot.
  3. In large skillet, melt 1 tbsp butter over med heat; cook onion& garlic, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or til softened.
  4. Stir in spinach and basil; cover and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Uncover and cook, stirring for 2 minutes longer.
  6. Transfer to food processor.
  7. Add remaining butter, salt& pepper and puree til smooth.
  8. Add reserved pasta water and blend well.
  9. Add spinach mixture to pasta along with 3/4 cup of the ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese and lemon juice; toss to combine.
  10. Serve each with a dollop of remaining ricotta; sprinkle with pine nuts.

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