Photo of Courgette, lemon & ricotta linguine by WW

Courgette, lemon & ricotta linguine

12
12
12
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
15 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
An easy pasta dish that's full of zingy, fresh flavours. The ricotta helps create a creamy sauce.

Ingredients

Fresh Pasta, raw

500 g, linguine

Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Garlic

2 clove(s), thinly sliced

Chilli, Green or Red

1 individual, deseeded and finely chopped

Courgette

2 medium, coursely grated

Lemon Juice, Fresh

45 ml

Lemon(s)

1 zest(s) of 1

Ricotta Cheese

170 g, crumbled

Mint, Fresh

10 sprig(s)

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta to pack instructions. Drain, reserving 120ml of the cooking water, then return the pasta to the pan.
  2. Meanwhile, mist a large nonstick frying pan with cooking spray and set over a medium heat. Add the garlic and chilli and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add the courgettes and cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes. Season to taste.
  3. Add the lemon zest and juice, ricotta, mint, courgette mixture and the reserved cooking water to the pasta and gently toss to combine. Season and serve garnished with the extra lemon zest.

Notes

Use natural cottage cheese in place of ricotta – the SmartPoints will stay the same.

Start eating better than ever!