Pasta with Artichokes and Fresh Ricotta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 388.2
  • Total Fat: 13.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 42.5 mg
  • Sodium: 732.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 49.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.4 g
  • Protein: 21.8 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Pasta with Artichokes and Fresh Ricotta calories by ingredient


Adapted from Cooking Light APRIL 2009 Adapted from Cooking Light APRIL 2009
Number of Servings: 6


    2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
    cup onion, chopped
    4 cloves garlic, minced
    7 oz. turkey sausage
    3 cups uncooked whole-wheat penne pasta
    2-15oz cans artichoke hearts
    1-pint cherry tomatoes
    1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
    1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    1/2-cup part skim milk ricotta cheese
    3/4 cup shaved fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese


1. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and onion to pan.

2. Once onions are translucent add in chopped sausage.

3. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain pasta in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid.

4. Combine reserved cooking liquid, pasta, 1-tablespoon oil, artichoke hearts, cherry tomatoes, parsley, and pepper in a large bowl.

5. Add ricotta cheese in spoonfuls, stirring gently to combine.

6. Serve with 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese.

Serving Size: serves 6

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user REJOYCE429.

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