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Ziti in Basil and Ricotta Sauce

Ingredients

kosher salt
1 lb ziti  pasta
2 cloves garlic
1 cup fresh ricotta cheese
4 tbs extra virgin olive oil
1 cup basil, chopped
black pepper to taste
1/4 cup chopped almonds, toasted
Directions:
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  • Add the salt and pasta and cook until al dente.
  • Meanwhile rub the inside of a bowl with garlic, then add the ricotta, olive oil and basil.
  • Season with salt and pepper and mix well.
  • Drain the pasta and reserve some of the pasta cooking water, then return the pasta to the pot.
  • Add the basil-ricotta sauce along with some of pasta cooking water and mix well to combine.
  • To serve, divide the pasta evenly among individual plates or serving bowls and sprinkle with the toasted almonds.

Servings

4

Prep

20 min

Cook

20 min

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Skill Level

Easy