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Ricotta Cheese and Tomato Sauce Recipe

A fresh take on pasta sauce - you will love this Ricotta Tomato Pasta Sauce!

Course Easy Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Ricotta Tomato Pasta Sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 341.81 kcal
Author DinnerPlanner


  • 1 lb. linguini
  • 1 15 oz. container ricotta cheese
  • 1 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion, chopped fine
  • 3 cloves garlic, diced fine
  • 2 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp. freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • salt & pepper


  1. Cook pasta according to directions.
  2. In a large skillet, saute garlic and onion in olive oil until soft and transparent.
  3. Stir in the ricotta cheese. salt & pepper to taste.

  4. Add Parmesan cheese, basil, salt and pepper stir again.
  5. Add crushed tomatoes and tomato paste mix well; simmer gently for 10 minutes.

  6. Serve over pasta with additional Parmesan cheese

Nutrition Facts
Ricotta Cheese and Tomato Sauce Recipe
Amount Per Serving (6 g)
Calories 341.81 Calories from Fat 57
% Daily Value*
Fat 6.36g10%
Saturated Fat 1.18g7%
Cholesterol 1.55mg1%
Sodium 440.27mg19%
Potassium 228.41mg7%
Carbohydrates 49.43g16%
Fiber 2.94g12%
Sugar 3.16g4%
Protein 10.99g22%
Vitamin A 55.08IU1%
Vitamin C 2.41mg3%
Calcium 45.02mg5%
Iron 1.25mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.