Cook pasta in boiling, salted water according to package instructions
Use a hand held grater to roughly grate lemon rind
In a small bowl, combine ricotta cheese, grated lemon rind, minced garlic, salt, pepper, olive oil and juice from the lemon. Stir to combine and consistent texture
Add ricotta pasta sauce to a skillet and bring to a low heat, stir to heat through.
Once sauce is bubbling at the edges add basil leaves and stir through sauce (for 1-2 mins)
Drain pasta and reserve ½ cup of pasta water
Add cooked pasta to ricotta sauce and stir to combine. Pour in reserved ½ cup pf pasta water and stir until sauce has consistent texture.
Portion and plate. Garnish with fresh lemon, basil leaves, parmesan and cracked pepper.