Quick courgette and lemon pasta recipe

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serves: 2
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
5-a-day: 1
Prep: 5 min
Cooking: 10 min
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  • Pappardelle pasta with a sauce of ricotta cheese, grated courgette, garlic and lemon stirred in. A very quick pasta dish to make for 2 people.


    • 150g (5oz) pappardelle pasta
    • 1 teaspoon olive oil
    • 1 courgette, grated
    • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
    • Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
    • 3 tablespoons ricotta cheese


    • Cook the pasta in boiling, salted water for 10 mins.

    • Heat the olive oil in a pan, stir in the grated courgette and garlic and cook for 3 mins.

    • Add the lemon zest and juice and the ricotta cheese.

    • Drain the pasta, season well and stir in the courgette mixture.

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