Fettuccine with Ricotta-Parmesan Sauce Recipe

Fettuccine with Ricotta-Parmesan Sauce

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Servings: 4
  • Fettuccine - 1 lb (450 gm)
  • Broccoli Florets - 2 cups, steamed
  • Tomato puree - 1 lb can
  • Ricotta Cheese - 1 cup
  • Parmesan Cheese - 1.5 cups
  • Italian Seasoning - 1.5 tsp
  • Jarred Capers - 1 tbsp, drained of the liquid
  • Garlic Cloves - 2, minced
  • Salt & pepper - to taste

How to make Fettuccine with Ricotta-Parmesan Sauce

  • 1. Steam the broccoli florets with a pinch of salt and black pepper. Cover with a plastic wrap, set aside.
  • 2. In a large non-stick pan, heat 2 tbsp of olive oil, add the garlic and the capers. Saute for a min to infuse the oil with the garlic. Be careful when adding the capers, as it will sizzle if not properly drained from it preserving liquid.
  • 3. Add the tomato puree, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Stir to combine. In a bowl mix in the Ricotta cheese with 1 cup of hot water. Stir it in the tomato sauce and simmer on med heat for about 10-15 min.
  • 4. Meanwhile cook the fettuccine according to the package instructions, drain and set aside.
  • 5. Once the sauce has simmered down and thickened, add the pasta to the sauce. Add 1 cup of the Parmesan cheese and the broccoli florets. Stir to combine. Turn the heat off.
  • 6. Serve the fettuccine in individual serving bowls topped with the remaining Parmesan cheese.  Bon Appétit!

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