There is nothing more comforting than a big bowl of creamy pasta! Especially as we move into the cooler months, warming up with a creamy pasta sauce sounds extremely appealing.
But…this kind of dish is really more of a once-in-a-while meal for some, but that doesn’t mean creamy pasta dishes can’t be on the weekly recipe roster.
There is one fantastic alternative to make a creamy pasta sauce without using heavy cream, that being stir in ricotta. It makes for an equally rich-tasting pasta sauce but lighter than one made with cream.
If your looking for your next hearty pasta dish, which is family-friendly and most importantly quick, have a look at the following irresistible ricotta stir through pasta recipes.
Ricotta stir through pasta recipes
This seriously simple yet flavoursome garlic and herb ricotta penne pasta is the ultimate speedy weeknight dinner idea. Have this dish on the table in under 30 minutes.
Chicken and mushroom farfalle with four cheese ricotta
A classic pasta combo. Creamy chicken and mushroom farfalle with a four cheese ricotta sauce. A great family-friendly dish.
In need of a late night dinner rescue? This easy four cheese spaghetti carbonara is your go-to. With great flavour and creaminess, the whole family will love this pasta recipe.
Instead of pasta why not try zucchini noodles? Blended with a sun-dried tomato ricotta stir through, tuna and olives.
Broccoli and snow pea fettuccine with garlic and herb ricotta
This meat-free creamy broccoli and snow pea fettuccine with garlic and herb ricotta will be loved by vegetarians and meat-lovers alike.
Chicken and zucchini linguini with garlic and herb ricotta
Another classic chicken pasta recipe pulled together with zucchini and a garlic and herb ricotta stir through.
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