I like to eat. I also like to wait with a warm dinner for my Boyfriend, after he returns from work. My Man loves it too, I assure you. Start to take care of your boys, they will surely reward it you;)

I encourage you to try the recipe for paste alla norma.

  • For: 2 persons 
  • Preparation time: 30 minutes
  • Cuisine: Italian, vegetarian
  • Level: easy


  • 125 g ricotta cheese
  • 2 zucchinis
  • 150 g spaghetti pasta
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 250 g cherry tomatoes
  • few basil leaves
  • salt
  • olive oil
  • optionally: ground chili, oregano

pasta alla norma ingridients

Preheat oven to 200 ° C. Ricotta cheese, cut into small pieces, put on baking paper in a baking dish. Bake it for 30 minutes.

baked ricotta cheese

Peel the zucchini and cut into slices. Then sprinkle them with salt and put aside for 10 minutes. Then put into a pot of hot oil and fry until they are lightly brown.


In the meantime, cut the cherry tomatoes into quarters.

cherry tomatoes

Peel the garlic and squeeze it through garlic press.

garlic press

At the end of cooking zucchini add tomatoes and garlic and stir fry for a while together. At this point, if you like spicy flavors, you can also add the chili and oregano.

Boil pasta in salted water according to instructions on the packaging. Once ready, mix it with zucchini, tomatoes and garlic. Put onto plates, on the top of it put the baked ricotta cheese and garnish with basil.

pasta alla norma

As for such a simple dish pasta alla norma has very interesting, complex flavor.

Bon appétit!


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