Save on Pinterest

Ricotta, Tomato & Corn Pasta

I love to make healthy meals with produce from my latest farmers market trip. This pasta takes just 30 minutes from pantry to dinner table. You can easily make it a meat entree by adding cooked, shredded chicken. —Jerilyn Korver, Bellflower, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked whole wheat elbow macaroni (about 12 ounces)
  • 1 can (15 ounces) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups arugula or baby spinach
  • Chopped fresh parsley, optional

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain well.
  • In a large bowl, combine beans, tomatoes, corn, onion, ricotta and Parmesan cheeses, basil, oil, garlic, salt, rosemary and pepper. Stir in pasta. Add arugula; toss gently to combine. If desired, sprinkle with parsley. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 275 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 429mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 8g fiber), 13g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 1 lean meat.

Recommended Video

Reviews

Click stars to rate
Average Rating:
  • Mayukha
    Jul 2, 2019

    Thanks! It's very helpful. I stress on the point that when on a new diet, a daily plan is very important Without it it’s too easy to fall for peer pressure, to be unprepared and to make bad decisions. I was one among those people who had knowledge about what to eat and what not to, but didn't have a daily plan to carry me through that critical first month until I came across something called as 28-Day Keto challenge. It's more than a plan, a challenge which guided me every step of my way. Their guidance helped me a lot and now I feel a sense of accomplishment. I notice my skin and hair improve and even can sleep better now. I lost a lot of weight too and I now have that energy which I haven't felt in years. I very strongly recommend you this. Visit https://bit.ly/2X8zIgv

  • pajamaangel
    Sep 19, 2017

    No comment left

  • curlylis85
    Jul 9, 2017

    This is a perfect warm-weather dinner. It's very fast and feels fresh and healthy.