One Pot Lemon Ricotta Pasta

This classic, easy, one pot lemon ricotta pasta is ready in 15 minutes and is perfect for any occasion - whether a quick weeknight dinner or a dinner party!

What you Need

Create sauce


Add ricotta, Parmesan cheese, lemon zest, and juice, a pinch of salt and pepper. Stir until it's perfectly combined.

Add pasta water


Add the reserved pasta water to the sauce and stir until it's a smooth and creamy sauce.

Add pasta


Add the pasta and stir gently until fully coated. If needed, add more pasta water to create a smooth sauce.



Garnish with the chopped basil and arugula. Serve!

- Fresh herbs, lemon juice and zest, and greens always help to make the flavors pop. - Choose a good quality, full fat, whole milk ricotta cheese.

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