Herby pasta with chilli oil and ricotta

March 14, 2013 (Last Updated: March 14, 2019)
Herby pasta with chilli oil and ricotta

Make up your own menu for unexpected guests from this deliciously simple recipe – a gourmet meal in a flash doesn’t come easier than this.

Herby pasta with chilli oil and ricotta

Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 15 mins


  • 500g stuffed fresh pasta
  • 100ml avocado oil infused with chilli, or to taste
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 200g fresh ricotta
  • a handful of mixed herbs (such as parsley, thyme, sage, coriander and mint), chopped
  • Parmesan, shaved, to garnish
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • fresh sage leaves, to garnish



Cook the pasta in plenty of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain and set aside.


Heat the chilli oil in a frying pan and quickly sauté the garlic.


Add the ricotta, herbs and pasta. Toss quickly, top with Parmesan and black pepper and garnish with sage. Serve immediately.

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