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Wholemeal spaghetti with silverbeet and ricotta

9
9
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
25 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Extremely tasty and filling, silverbeet and ricotta are quite the couple.

Ingredients

Shortcut bacon

125 g, finely chopped

Olive oil

1 tbs

Brown onion

1 medium, finely chopped

Garlic

1 clove(s)

Silverbeet

4 cup(s), (1 bunch), leaves shredded

Dry wholemeal pasta

250 g, (spaghetti)

Reduced-fat ricotta cheese

cup(s), (80g)

Grated parmesan cheese

2 tbs

Instructions

  1. Cook the spaghetti in a large saucepan of boiling salted water following packet instructions. Drain and return to the pan.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat, stirring, for 6 minutes or until golden. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Heat half the oil in the same pan. Cook the onion and garlic, stirring, for 4 minutes or until light golden. Add to the bacon.
  4. Heat remaining oil over medium-high heat. Cook the silverbeet, stirring, for 5 minutes or until tender. Return the bacon and onion mixture to the pan.
  5. Add the silverbeet mixture, ricotta and half the parmesan to the spaghetti. Season with salt and pepper and toss to combine. Sprinkle with the remaining parmesan to serve.