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
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.