Creamy Spinach and Ricotta Pasta

    Mrsfoodiemumma – Marie Muccio, foodie, wife, mum of three and loving granddaughter – inspiring you to get excited about food!

    I’m always getting asked by family and friends for cheat recipes that the whole family will love. This is one of them!

    You totally need this creamy spinach and ricotta pasta in your life right now!

    Do you have a spare 15 minutes? And 5 simple ingredients? Yep that’s right only 15 minutes! Start the timer; Ready, Set, GO!!!

    Pasta is definitely one of my go to staples because it’s so easy to prepare and the possibilities are endless!

    I love recipes like this because your sauce is done in the time it takes to boil the water. By the time you cook your pasta, dinner will be ready!

    I describe this dish as luxurious because the end result is silky, creamy pasta which looks really pretty on the plate. It’s full of flavour and it really hits the spot.

    You can also add a drizzle of chilli oil over the pasta for an extra kick.

    Best served with linguine or spaghetti but it will work with any type of pasta.

    Perfect for meat free Mondays too, It’s a delicious vegetarian dish.

    This is a great recipe to have on hand because the whole family will love it! How else can you get the kids to eat their spinach right!


    • 500 g Dried spaghetti
    • 1 Onion diced
    • 3 Cloves garlic peeled and thinly sliced
    • 400 g Baby spinach leaves
    • 500 g Fresh ricotta


    • Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil. Add pasta and cook according to the packet instructions.
    • Meanwhile heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large fry pan over medium heat. Add onion and cook for 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook for another 2 minutes or until onion has softened.
    • Add spinach and cook until wilted.
    • Add ricotta and cook for 2 minutes until well heated.
    • Using tongs, remove the spaghetti from the cooking water and transfer straight to the ricotta mixture. Add a splash of cooking water and a drizzle of olive oil and gently toss the pasta through the sauce until well combined. Add more cooking water if It’s too thick.


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    Marie Muccio
    Marie Muccio
    Food blogger (Mrsfoodiemumma) Taking the stress out of dinner time and  getting you excited about cooking.

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