The Nutrition Rundown: At under 400 calories per serving, this fiber-rich, creamy-textured whole grain pasta dish won't leave you overly full like other rich pasta dishes. Adding in bunches of arugula (feel free to add more veggies, too!) boosts fiber and vitamin content, leaving you satisfied and nourished without the usual post-pasta food coma.
Lemon Ricotta Arugula Pasta
1/2 cup part-skim ricotta
1 Lemon, juice and zest
Pinch of salt and pepper
Red pepper flakes (optional)2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 cups fresh arugula
- Cook pasta according to package instructions.
- In a large bowl, whisk together ricotta, lemon juice and zest, spices, and olive oil until combined. Add arugula and toss to coat.
- Drain cooked pasta. Toss into arugula mixture. Serve warm or chilled.