Thursday, May 5, 2011

Top 10 Recipes with Ricotta

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Ever since we made our own ricotta at home, we’ve been keeping our eyes out for great looking recipes featuring this creamy and delicious ingredient. 

Here are our top 10 ricotta recipes, in no particular order.

1. Ricotta Breakfast Bowl

by Two Tarts
A delicious, fast, and easy breakfast.  Just add seasonal fruits, fresh local honey, and crunchy nuts and you have yourself a gourmet breakfast.

2. Strawberry Ricotta Muffins

by The Parsley Thief
These muffins are made with dehydrated strawberries for intense flavor and ricotta for a delicious moist crumb.

3. Ricotta Dumplings with Chevre & Herbs

by the Kitchn
A fast recipe, easy to mix up, and easy to make for a crowd, too. Toss these pillowy, chewy little dumpling squares with a bit of butter, soft goat cheese, and herbs fresh from the garden. Ready in 15 minutes!

4. Creamy Meyer Lemon, Bergamot Orange and Fresh Ricotta Tart

by Fresh New England
Citrus cuts the dense creaminess of this amazing looking tart.

5. Fresh Ricotta and Red Onion Pizza

by Smitten Kitchen
This pizza’s red onions are tangy and a little sweet, but with a hefty pinch of red pepper flakes. Then they’re layered with fresh ricotta and prosciutto that’s been baked to a curly crisp on top.

6. Ricotta, Fig, and Pine Nut Tartlets

by @down under
A simple filling of sweetened ricotta studded with pine nuts and topped with a fresh fig half.  Unfussy and delicious.

7. Zucchini & Ricotta Pancakes

by Scandi Foodie
These simple zucchini and ricotta pancakes are made using chickpea flour which gives a little nuttiness it gives to the dish. Ricotta makes these pancakes extra soft and they are perfect with some lingonberry or other tart jam you might have at home.

8. Ricotta Gnocchi with Leeks and Fava Beans

by epicurious
Seasonal leeks add their earthiness to the gnocchi, and bright green favas sautéed in butter with sage are the edible garnish.

9. Lemon Poppy Seed Ricotta Pancakes

by Martha Stewart
For a special breakfast treat, serve these irresistible fluffy pancakes.

10. Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes, Ricotta, and Pesto

by Simply Delicious
A beautiful and simple dish: dollop of pesto & fresh ricotta transforms this easy weeknight dinner.


  1. Thanks for sharing all these recipes. I honestly want to try them all, delicious!! ;D


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