Pappardelle pasta with a sauce of ricotta cheese, grated courgette, garlic and lemon stirred in. A very quick pasta dish to make for 2 people.
Serves: 2
Prep time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs:Cheap as chips




    • 150g (5oz) pappardelle pasta


    • 1 teaspoon olive oil


    • 1 courgette, grated


    • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed


    • Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon


    • 3 tablespoons ricotta cheese






    1. Cook the pasta in boiling, salted water for 10 mins.


    1. Heat the olive oil in a pan, stir in the grated courgette and garlic and cook for 3 mins.


    1. Add the lemon zest and juice and the ricotta cheese.


    1. Drain the pasta, season well and stir in the courgette mixture.



Nutritional information per portion




This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.