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Spinach, Mushroom and Ricotta Fettuccine with Lemon – An Oh My Veggies Featured Recipe

Yellow noodles piled with spinach and mushrooms coated in cream sauce on a white plate

A quick and filling pasta dish with nutritious spinach & mushrooms and rich ricotta finished with a zing of lemon zest. Recipe and photos contributed to Oh My Veggies Potluck by Yeprecipes.

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Spinach, Mushroom and Ricotta Fettuccine with Lemon

A quick and filling pasta dish with nutritious spinach & mushrooms and rich ricotta finished with a zing of lemon zest.

  • Author: Rae
  • Total Time: 15min
  • Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

1 TBSP olive oil
1 TBSP minced shallot
3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
1 lb mushrooms, thinly sliced
¼ cup white wine
couple dashes red pepper flakes
5 oz fresh baby spinach
½ cup ricotta cheese
½ tsp Kosher salt
½ – ¾ lb Fettuccine, cooked according to package instructions
¼- ½ cup pasta cooking water
zest from ¼ of a lemon for garnish

Instructions

1. In a large skillet or Dutch oven heat the oil, shallots, and garlic over medium heat. Stir lazily, yet constantly until it becomes fragrant (try to avoid browning the garlic).

2. Add the mushrooms and cook for 3-5 minutes.

3. Add the white wine and cook until it evaporates.

4. Add the spinach and turn off the heat. Let sit 5 minutes.

5. Stir in the ricotta cheese.

6. Add the drained pasta and stir together.

7. Add enough pasta water to loosen the cheese and allow it to the coat the pasta.

8. Put the pasta into your serving dish and zest the lemon over the pasta.

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3 Comments

  • Reply
    Virginia
    March 5, 2018 at 11:13 am

    I don’t drink. What can I sub for the wine?

    • Reply
      Tyrone
      March 27, 2018 at 10:16 pm

      The alcohol will just evaporate when you cook it, but usually vegetable stock or even milk is fine.

  • Reply
    Surya Wright
    March 6, 2018 at 5:48 am

    Not only is this really tasty, it’s is also really good for you with 15 vitamins and minerals over 20% of your recommend daily amount! I had to check.

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