Broken Noodles with Tomato Sauce and Ricotta


  • 4 cups homemade or store-bought marinara sauce
  • 1 (9 ounce) package pappardelle (wide pasta), broken into large pieces
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, torn
  • Black pepper


  1. In a large saucepan, bring sauce and 2 cups water to a boil; reduce to a simmer.
  2. Add noodles and simmer, stirring frequently, until tender, about 6 to 8 minutes.
  3. Season with salt.
  4. Serve with a dollop of ricotta, basil and sprinkle of pepper.

Yield: 4 servings

Nutrition information per serving: Calories 418 Fat 8 g Carbohydrates 70 g Saturated fat 2 g Protein 16 g Dietary fiber 6 g

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune