Spicy Margherita Pasta

Zone Spicy Margherrita Pasta

Tastes like a cheesy Margherrita pizza with a little kick of heat.

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Yield1 serving
Total Time (mins)
  • Ingredients
  • Nutrition
  • 1/2 cup Zone PastaRx Fusilli
  • 1 tsp Dr. Sears' Zone Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1/4 tsp Salt (or to taste)
  • 1/4 (16 oz) Can diced tomatoes (drained)
  • 1 tbsp Parmesan (grated)
  • 1 tbsp Basil leaves (sliced)
  • 3 tbsps Low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 tsp Crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Smoked paprika
Calories 356
Total Fat 12
Carbohydrates 39
Fiber 6
Protein 26

Instructions

  1. Prepare Zone PastaRx Fusilli according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile stir together the ingredients for Smoky Ricotta, set aside.
  3. In a skillet, heat olive oil on medium-high. Add onion and salt; cook 8 minutes, stirring. Add diced tomatoes and fusilli. Cook 3 minutes.
  4. Combine Ricotta, crushed red pepper and paprika to make Smoky Ricotta
  5. Stir in Smoky Ricotta until warm.
  6. Sprinkle with Parmesan and basil leaves.