This colorful and delicious recipe uses one pot and one bowl and makes one serve.

Red Beet PastaTotal time: 20 mins
  • 1/2-3/4 cup dried past
  • 1/2 cup coarsely grated red beet
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 lemon, rind and juice
  • 1/2 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp. ricotta cheese
  • cracked black pepper to taste
  1. Bring a medium size pot of water to the boil and add a pinch of salt.
  2. Place the pasta in the boiling water and cook as instructed on the pack.
  3. Drain the pasta and place it in your serving bowl covered with the saucepan lid.
  4. Return the pot to the heat and melt the butter, cooking it until it just starts to brown. This should take about a minute, but watch it carefully, as it will burn quickly once the browning starts.
  5. Add the grated beet and cook for thirty seconds.
  6. Grate the lemon rind and garlic finely and stir into the beet with the lemon juice.
  7. Cook for one minute.
  8. Toss the pasta through the mixture and crumble chunks of the ricotta into it.
  9. Serve with cracked black pepper.

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