Cook Time: 10 mins
Serves: 2
Course: Dinner, Lunch

Ingredients

  • 180 g wholemeal or gluten free spaghetti
  • 2 teaspoon s olive oil (extra virgin)
  • 1 onion brown thinly sliced
  • 2 clove s garlic minced
  • 2 cup s kale destemmed and roughly chopped
  • 150 g ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup s basil (fresh) roughly chopped
  • 1/2 lemon s juice and zest
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to packet directions. Drain and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium frying pan heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic and kale and cook until wilted.
  • Add cooked pasta to the frying pan and stir through ricotta, basil leaves, lemon juice and zest, salt and pepper. Cook until heated through.
  • Remove from the heat and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Zesty Lemon Ricotta Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 482.4 Calories from Fat 121
% Daily Value*
Fat 13.4g21%
Saturated Fat 5.2g33%
Carbohydrates 60.9g20%
Sugar -24g-27%
Protein 21g42%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Posted by Sam Wood

Father and husband, on a mission to help people move more, eat better and make a positive change. Sam Wood has over 18 years experience in the health and fitness industry, and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading experts and media commentators. He is also the founder and trainer at Australia’s number one online fitness and nutrition program, and owner of Australia’s largest personal training studio, The Woodshed.