Broken Noodles with Tomato Sauce and Ricotta
For the fastest pasta, cut to the chase: Cook pappardelle in the tomato sauce. Finish with ricotta and basil.
Everyday Food, March 2009
- Prep Time 15 minutes
- Total Time 15 minutes
- Serves 4
- 4 cups homemade or store-bought marinara sauce
- 1 package (9 ounces) pappardelle (wide pasta), broken into large pieces
- Coarse salt and ground pepper
- 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta
- 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, torn
- In a large saucepan, bring sauce and 2 cups water to a boil; reduce to a simmer. Add noodles, and simmer, stirring frequently, until tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Season with salt. Serve with a dollop of ricotta, basil, and pepper.
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