Ricotta and Spinach Spaghetti

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 25 minutes
  • 2 servings

Don’t know anything about ricotta? Ricotta is an Italian cheese made of sheep, cow, goat, or buffalo milk. The fat amount depends on the type of milk used, but in general, it is considered to be a light cheese. You can use it in desserts, but here we have made a creamy sauce that goes excellent with spinach and a nice side of spaghetti.

Ingredients Needed for Ricotta and Spinach Spaghetti

5 ounces of spaghetti
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
1 teaspoon butter
2 ounces of baby spinach
¼ cup white wine
¼ cup heavy cream
1 ½ tablespoons of ricotta
½ cup parmesan, shredded

How to Cook Ricotta and Spinach Spaghetti

  1. Fill a saucepan halfway with water and place it over medium heat. Add the spaghetti and cook according to the instructions on the package.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat, and add the onion and butter.
  3. Cook the onion until golden and add the baby spinach. Pour the white wine and let it reduce.
  4. Add the drained spaghetti and give it a good stir. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Add the heavy cream, ricotta, and parmesan. Cook for 1-2 minutes, while stirring, until smooth and creamy.

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