Shell Pasta with Ricotta
Conchiglie con Ricotta
Pasta ca Ricuotta
dish is tasty, easy to make and very popular in Sicily
It is made with few and healthy ingredients, and can be easily prepared in a short time.
suggested this recipe. Frank
grandmother, on the Sicilian side of his family, cooked “the pasta con ricotta” in the same manner as we do in my
family. This dish was always served as soon as it came out of the pot and will be enjoyed if properly served in a
Serves 4 to
1 lb. shell
salt and pepper
or your preferred cheese
prefer it without cheese to take pleasure in the taste of the ricotta
Cook pasta in an abundant amount of salted water following manufacturer’s recommendation.
While the pasta is cooking, combine the ricotta with ½ cup of boiling water from the pasta pot, mix it until
When pasta is cooked drain and reserve 2 cups of pasta water, return the pasta to the pot.
Keeping on a low flame, fold in the ricotta, add salt and pepper to taste.
If you feel that the macaroni are too dry add reserved water as needed.
Sprinkle some cheese and serve immediately.