ricotta pasta

One Pot Ricotta Pasta

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Pasta


This one pot pasta with ricotta is creamy and delicious but it only takes 20 minutes to prepare! Plus, it’s packed with protein from the red lentil pasta!



  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 8 oz. Modern Table Rotini
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1/2 cup ricotta
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. In a wide skillet or dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and sauté for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and continue to cook over medium heat for 1 minute.
  4. Add the vegetable broth, water, and pasta.
  5. Stir to ensure that the pasta is submerged under the liquid.
  6. Cover and bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium.
  7. Cook for 5-7 minutes until the pasta is just slightly firm.
  8. Remove the lid, then add spinach and stir.
  9. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes, uncovered until pasta is al dente and spinach has wilted.
  10. Uncover and stir in ricotta and parmesan.

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