Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Summer Herb Pasta

Betty L. also served us this delicious pasta salad from Good Housekeeping magazine -- perfect for a hot August afternoon.

Summer Herb Pasta (Good Housekeeping)

16 oz. corkscrew pasta
1 cup ricotta
1/4 cup feta
1/2 tsp. lemon peel, grated
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
4 plum tomatoes
  • Cook pasta in salted water. Drain pasta, saving 1/3 cup cooking water. Return pasta to pot.
  • Combine ricotta, feta, lemon peel, salt and pepper.
  • Stir 1/3 cup pasta cooking water into ricotta mixture.
  • Toss mixture with pasta.
  • Stir in herbs and chopped tomatoes.
Serves 4

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