Meatless Mondays: Lemon Ricotta Pasta

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If you forgot about Meatless Monday this week, don't worry, you still have time. Lemon Ricotta Pasta is perfect in a pinch.

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It's quick, easy, and flexible to whatever veggies you have on hand.

"The flavor of this pasta is light and fresh and can be the jumping off point for any number of variations," says Beth Moncel of Budget Bytes. And if you're only cooking for one? "This recipe is great because you can make just one serving at a time or multiple. It's very forgiving so you don't even really need to measure the ingredients."

Let's take a look....

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Smoothing out the sauce...

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After a little time in some hot water, the pasta is ready to roll...

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Voila!

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Look good to you? Find the full recipe at Budget Bytes.


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