Linguine with Pesto, Cherry Tomatoes and Ricotta Cheese
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
This simple easy pasta dish is perfect for weeknight dinners. Its rustic Italian flavor includes ricotta cheese for a light and classic lasagna taste.
1 package (9 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Linguine
1 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
3/4 cup halved cherry tomatoes
1 container (7 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto with Basil
1/2 cup (4 ounces) ricotta cheese , crumbled or flaked into small pieces
PREPARE pasta according to package directions.
HEAT oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add cherry tomatoes; cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until the juices release.
ADD pasta and pesto to tomato mixture; toss to coat. Serve sprinkled with ricotta cheese.
Calories from Fat 310
Total Fat 35g, 54%
Saturated Fat 7g, 37%
Cholesterol 75mg, 26%
Sodium 560mg, 23%
Total Carbohydrate 56g, 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g, 16%