Creamy Basil and Ricotta Spaghetti

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Step 1.

Put your pasta onto cook in heavily salted boiling water.

Step 2.

Remove the basil leaves from the stalks and place them in a blender with a small drizzle of olive oil. Blitz for a few seconds until you have a herby paste.

Step 3.

Once the pasta is finished cooking, save a mug of pasta water and drain the rest. Add the ricotta and basil oil into the pan with the pasta and a splash of pasta water.

Step 4.

Give it a good mix and add more pasta water as needed.

Step 5.

Serve up and finish with a generous amount of black pepper.

400g Spaghetti
1 Bunch of Basil
250g Ricotta
Olive Oil