Super Simple Lemony Ricotta Sauce over Lemon Parsley Mafaldine

Serving Size: 4-6


1 lb. Pappardelle’s Lemon Parsley Mafaldine
1 cup high-quality ricotta*
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 lemon, zested and juiced*
1 cup of basil leaves (washed, dried and torn into small pieces)
Sea salt

*Or use Pappardelle's Lemon Alfredo Sauce


  1. Cook pasta in a pot of boiling salted water until al dente (about 8 minutes). Drain, reserving 1/4 cup of pasta water.
  2. In a large serving bowl, combine the bottom of the ricotta with the olive oil, lemon zest and juice. (-Or- *Use Pappardelle's (11 oz.) Lemon Alfredo Sauce for "*" items.) Add drained pasta on top of ricotta mixture and stir well. Sprinkle basil leaves and sea salt on top and serve immediately. Note: If pasta and sauce become too dry before serving, add reserved ¼ cup of cooking liquid and mix well.