Penne with creamy lemon ricotta and herb sauce recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 370 calories / serving
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penne with creamy lemon HERO

Cook the pasta according to the pack instructions, drain and set aside, reserving the cooking liquid.

Heat the oil in the saucepan you cooked the pasta in and add the onion, cook for 5 minutes or until soft and translucent. Add all of the remaining ingredients and gently heat through until the ricotta and Parmesan melt, if the sauce is too thick add a little of the pasta cooking water until it is a smooth creamy consistency.

To serve, add the pasta back to the pan and gently toss in the sauce. Can be eaten hot or cold.

  • Ingredients

  • 300g Tesco authentic Italian penne
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2tsp of olive oil
  • 1 x 250g pot Tesco ricotta
  • 25g parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • zest of 1 lemon, juice of half of it
  • 4tbsp single cream
  • 2tbsp finely chopped, fresh parsley
  • 1tbsp finely chopped, fresh chives
  • 1tbsp finely chopped, fresh basil
  • Energy 1560kj 370kcal 19%
  • Fat 15g 21%
  • Saturates 8g 40%
  • Sugars 4g 4%
  • Salt 0.5g <1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 44.7g Protein 17.4g Fibre 0.4g

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