One-Pot Lemon Ricotta Pasta

Ready in just 15 minutes, this one-pot lemon ricotta pasta is light and packed with flavor! This simple and tasty dish is delicious on its own, or with a protein added on top like chicken or shrimp.


  • 1 pound of pasta of your choice
  • 2 cups ricotta
  • 16 oz frozen peas
  • 2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese, plus extra to serve
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated or pressed
  • salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Parsley to garnish (optional)


  1. Boil a large pot of water and cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. In the last 2 minutes of cooking, add frozen peas.
  3. Once cooked, reserve a 1 cup of pasta water before draining. Drain pasta and peas and return to the large pot.
  4. Over low heat, add all remaining ingredients. Stir until combined.
  5. Plate and top with additional Parmesan cheese and a sprinkle of parsley. Enjoy!