Spaghetti with ricotta and rocket

Appetizing Spaghetti with ricotta and rocket Recipe

Pasta with cheese gets re-invented with the addition of chillies, fresh basil and creamy ricotta.
Spaghetti with ricotta and rocket
Prep Time : 0:10 | Cook Time : 0:15 | Total Time : 0:25 | Serving : 4 person.


  • 200g rocket

  • 5 tablespoons (100ml) extra virgin olive oil

  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 2 red chillies, seeds removed, finely chopped

  • 1 loosely-packed cup picked basil leaves

  • 200g low-fat ricotta cheese

  • 400g spaghetti

  • 1 cup (100g) grated parmesan


  • Step 1

    Roughly chop half the rocket. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a frypan over medium heat, add garlic and chilli and fry for 1 minute. Add basil and chopped rocket, and cook for 2-3 minutes or until wilted. Place in a food processor with ricotta, remaining oil and half the remaining rocket, and process to combine. Season well.

  • Step 2

    Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling, salted water until al dente. Drain, and add sauce, remaining rocket and half the parmesan, then toss to combine. Serve topped with remaining parmesan.

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