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Bucatini With Cherry Tomatoes, Basil & Whipped Ricotta – Recipe 🍝

This fresh pasta is delicious paired with a Sauvignon Bianco!

This simple pasta is made with sweet cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic and topped with whipped, peppery ricotta cheese. It’s a delicious, 15-minute meal that is delicious served with a Sauvignon Bianco. This recipe serves two people, adjust as needed!


  • 1/2 lb bucatini
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • Fresh basil as needed, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup ricotta, whipped
  • Fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Olive oil to taste


  1. In a pot of salted, boiling water, cook pasta until al dente.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare tomatoes in a bowl with the basil, garlic, a drizzle of olive oil and salt to taste.
  3. In a separate bowl, whip the ricotta with a fork and add fresh ground black pepper to taste.
  4. In a saute pan, pour a little bit of the olive oil and juices from the tomatoes. Transfer cooked pasta to the pan using tongs and toss.
  5. Add the tomato mixture and toss. Salt to taste if needed.
  6. Plate the pasta in a bowl and add a scoop of ricotta to serve. Pair with Sauvignon Bianco!

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