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    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.