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Linguine with Pesto, Cherry Tomatoes and Ricotta Cheese

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 3 servings
This simple easy pasta dish is perfect for weeknight dinners. Its rustic Italian flavor includes ricotta cheese for a light and classic lasagna taste.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (9 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Linguine
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic , finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 container (7 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto with Basil
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) ricotta cheese , crumbled or flaked into small pieces

Nutrition Information

  • calories 630
  • caloriesfromfat 310
  • fat 54 %
  • satfat 37 %
  • cholesterol 26 %
  • sodium 23 %
  • carbohydrate 19 %
  • fiber 16 %
  • sugars 9 g
  • protein 21 g
  • calcium 25 %
  • iron 20 %

How to Make It

  1. PREPARE pasta according to package directions.

  2. HEAT oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add cherry tomatoes; cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until the juices release.

  3. ADD pasta and pesto to tomato mixture; toss to coat. Serve sprinkled with ricotta cheese.