Rating: 3.5 stars
47 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 8
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 13
  • 5 star values: 11

Fettuccine will also work if you can't find pappardelle. Have all the ingredients prepped and ready to go before beginning to cook—the pasta needs to be hot when mixed with the other ingredients to create a creamy consistency.

Rori Trovato
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2011

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Credit: Francesco Tonelli; Styling: Philippa Brathwaite

Recipe Summary

total:
27 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 3/4 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta with 1 tablespoon kosher salt according to package directions, omitting additional fat. Drain in a colander over a bowl, and reserve 1 cup cooking liquid.

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  • Combine 1/2 cup reserved hot cooking liquid and ricotta cheese in a food processor or blender, and process until well blended.

  • Combine hot pasta, cheese mixture, spinach, and remaining ingredients in a large bowl; toss gently to coat. Add additional cooking liquid to moisten, if needed.

Nutrition Facts

329 calories; fat 11.6g; saturated fat 3.6g; mono fat 6.1g; poly fat 1.1g; protein 12.2g; carbohydrates 45.5g; fiber 2.9g; cholesterol 14mg; iron 2.9mg; sodium 373mg; calcium 118mg.
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