One Pot Pasta with Ricotta & Spinach

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A “One Pot Pasta” is a fast pasta dish where all the ingredients, including the pasta, are cooked in a pot. The noodles are cooked together with all other ingredients and thus absorb the taste of the sauce during the cooking time.

A few weeks ago I already showed you a recipe for a one pot pasta with meat sauce, in today’s post I show you a variant with tagliatelle pasta & a creamy ricotta spinach sauce. Have fun cooking!

Cooked/Baked today: Veggie One Pot Pasta with Ricotta & Spinach
Difficulty: Easy – Medium
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Category: Main Dishes, Recipes with Spinach, Fast Food, Simple Recipes, Pasta & Noodle Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Veggie
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One Pot Pasta with Ricotta & Spinach

One Pot Pasta with Ricotta & Spinach

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 500 grams tagliatelle pasta (or any other pasta shape of your choice)
  • 1 liter water
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 – 3 cloves garlic
  • 300 grams of spinach leaves (frozen)
  • 200 grams of cherry tomatoes
  • 200 grams of ricotta
  • Salt & pepper
  • Oil for frying

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Large pan or pot with lid


…for One Pot Pasta:

Peel onion & finely chop. Also peel off garlic and chop finely. Halve cherry tomates & set aside. Heat up a large pan or pot adding a dash oil, add onions & garlic to the pan & sweat until translucent for 2 – 3 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally.

Cooking One Pot Pasta Kochen

Cooking One Pot Pasta

Next add 500 grams tagliatelle pasta, 1 liter water, 300 grams frozen spinach leaves and 1 heaping teaspoon of salt, give everything a good stir & then bring to a simmer. Allow to simmer gently with the lid closed for about 10 – 12 minutes over low to medium heat until the pasta is done & has absorbed most of the liquid, stirring occasionally.

Finally, add 200 grams ricotta cheese, teh halved cherry tomatoes and a good pinch of pepper, stir well one last time and then remove the pan from heat. Spread the pasta on deep plates and serve. Have fun cooking!

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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