Quick courgette and lemon pasta recipe

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A cheap quick and easy pasta recipe for 2 people with a ricotta cheese, courgette and lemon sauce.

Serves2
SkillEasy
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Five A DayOne
Cost RangeCheap

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.

Ingredients

  • 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

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Method

  1. Cook the pasta in boiling, salted water for 10 mins.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a pan, stir in the grated courgette and garlic and cook for 3 mins.
  3. Add the lemon zest and juice and the ricotta cheese.
  4. Drain the pasta, season well and stir in the courgette mixture.