Spaghetti with rocket, tomatoes, olives and ricotta

A quick and comforting vegetarian meal!
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Recipe from: 2 May 2016
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min


  • 300
    dried spaghetti
  • olive oil
  • 1
    red onion, sliced
  • 1
    garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 350
    mixed cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 125
    dry white wine
  • 12
    pitted green buffet olives, finely chopped
  • 1
    bunch of rocket, finely chopped
  • 75
    ricotta cheese
  • salt and pepper
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Cook spaghetti in a large saucepan of salted boiling water for 10 -12 minutes or until al dente. Drain and set aside.

Heat oil and saute onion and garlic until fragrant. Add tomatoes and cook gently, stirring for 5 minutes until softened.

Pour in wine and boil fast until wine has reduced by half.

Toss in rocket, ricotta, buffet olives and pasta and mix well. Season.

Serve with parmesan if you like.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Buffet Olives.

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