Quick Fresh Tomato Sauce with Ricotta and Fresh Basil over Sweet Basil Trenette

  • 1 lb. Pappardelle’s Sweet Basil Trenette
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-1/2 lbs. fresh tomatoes, chopped coarsely
  • 4 oz. fresh ricotta
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Handful of fresh basil, coarsely chopped
  • your favorite cheese topping
  • TRY ADDING steamed vegetables, like broccoli, asparagus or zucchini!
  1. Cook pasta in a pot of boiling salted water until al dente (about 8-10 minutes). Drain.
  2. While pasta is cooking, heat oil in a large skillet. Add garlic and cook for about 1 minute. Add tomatoes and cook until they are warm, about 3-5 minutes. Turn heat to low, add ricotta and stir until thoroughly mixed in and warm. Add sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  3. Serve sauce over individual plates of pasta. Garnish with fresh basil. (*credit to Pappardelle Pasta)

Posted on

March 9, 2018

Join The Olive Merchant VIP Club For Free!

Joining the Olive Merchant VIP Club is the olnly way to find out about special offers & deals!

It worked! Check your email... We just sent you a discount voucher to use at The Olive Merchant. (Check your spam box if you don't see it)