Inspired by Italian desserts, this simple cake is soft and filled with bright lemon flavor.
Here’s how to make homemade ricotta cheese in under an hour. Serve it with honey and berries or add it to your next pizza.
Serve this Watercress and Ricotta Tomato Tart and the crowd will go wild. It’s an easy recipe that requires little effort, but the combination of fresh flavors will make your tastebuds jump for joy.
Sformato is a soufflé dish, made from various ingredients – vegetables, cheese, bread crumbs – held together with a béchamel or egg.
Loaded with whipped ricotta and lemon zest, these soft pancakes are deliciously over the top when served with raspberry preserves.
These fennel pancakes are made soft and fluffy with ricotta and are stuffed with sweet strawberry preserves.
Arugula and Beet Salad with Herbed Ricotta is a beautiful combination of textures guaranteed to please any palate.
This ricotta and cherry stuffed omelette takes just five minutes and five ingredients to make, and is perfect for Mother’s Day or any special breakfast or brunch.
Ricotta gnocchi are some of the simplest to make, requiring only a quality ricotta cheese. Try a simple brown butter or truffle oil sauce to accompany them.
This strawberry ricotta breakfast strata can be prepped the night before so it is easy enough for a busy morning, but still elegant enough for a special brunch.
Make breakfast extra special with easy lemon ricotta pancakes topped with sweet cherry preserves.
Surprise Mom with a breakfast in bed, complete with soft and light, gluten free crepes filled with a blueberry and lemon ricotta filling.
A perfect breakfast treat, serve these special ricotta and strawberry stuffed pretzels warm, right out of the oven, at your next weekend brunch.
Make these sweet dark chocolate ricotta almond cakes on a cold winter day. They’re the perfect small bite to brighten any mood.
Hearty buckwheat noodles are filled with vibrant beet greens, buffalo ricotta, and topped with garlic lime butter. This meal takes a moment longer to make homemade dough, but it is worth it.
An iconic dish from the Bologna area, it is a pasta that is made from scratch with plenty of love to impress your eaters.
This linguine baked pie comes right out of the oven crispy on top, oozing with cheese on the inside, and worthy of swirling around your fork.
A mixture of parmesan and ricotta cheeses makes dough that boil to perfect pillows before being tossed in a simple anchovy and tomato sauce.
Making your own ricotta cheese is simple and oh so satisfying. Stir in herbs for a quick appetizer or use in desserts.
Check out this creamy spinach, ricotta and walnut pasta (without the cream). Make yourself this healthy and tasty low dish in less than 15 minutes!
Broccoli Rabe and Ricotta Calzones are a filling and delicious meal just waiting to be enjoyed. Make a wonderful Italian meal right at home!
Inspired by the ricotta found on the Italian island of Sardinia, this recipe uses the same technique but with a flavorful goat’s milk base.
This Sicilian mozzarella and ricotta tart is a super simple, but delicious, brunch dish.
Have no fear, these gluten-free pork meatballs held together with creamy ricotta are far from dry and boring.
Give Summer one last hurrah with Ricotta Stuffed Squash Blossoms. These edible flowers turn into the perfect antipasto when stuffed and fried!
Butternut Squash, Ricotta, and Pistachio Crostini is a wonderful crowd-pleaser, just in time for Fall. Keep the chill away with this great starter!
Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi is ready to eat in 30 mins, making for a quick, filling and most importantly, delicious meal!
A simple ricotta and tomato pizza tastes like the fresh, cool flavors of summer, without any fuss.
Summer Tomato Ricotta Tart is a wonderful summer dish. Sweet tomatoes compliment the flaky, buttery crust and pop with flavorful juices.
Fresh herbs, ricotta, and eggs come together simply and easily to make a delicious frittata.
Peach, Prosciutto and Homemade Fresh Ricotta Crostini is quite the sweet treat. It’s an explosion of flavor that makes for the perfect appetizer.
Homemade ricotta fills a simple tart shell before being topped with sweet summer berries and a tangy balsamic glaze.
Similar to eggplant parmesan, this stack of panko-crusted eggplant is served in an elegant style with ricotta and fresh basil.
The perfect partner to an antipasto plate, Baked Thyme and Lemon Ricotta elevates cheese to the next level. Smokey and creamy, while still zesty and fresh.
Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Shells are much easier to make than it seems. Flavorful and aromatic, they deserve a place on your dinner table.
Citrus and almonds is a very popular pairing, elevated by the inclusion of ricotta. Lemon Ricotta Cake is proof of this delicious matchup.
Pea sprouts and hazelnuts coat this fresh cavatelli pasta with great ricotta flavor.
The sweet pea and ricotta spread on this crostini contrast perfectly with the salty, crisp prosciutto.
Combining fresh vegetables, creamy cheese and crisp pancetta, Penne with Zucchini, Pancetta and Ricotta is a quick, simple and flavorful dish.
Full-fat ricotta is browned with breadcrumbs and baked with peas, lemon, sage, garlic, and onions. Take a whiff and then dig in!
While many mark spring by the first blossoms of crocuses and daffodils, for me it has always been the season of weird, wild, green things. From sorrel to green garlic, lambs quarters to fava beans, indulge in spring’s catwalk of here-then-gone harvests.
Savor the last of ramp season with a ricotta and spinach filling stuffed inside fresh pasta dough.
Why buy ricotta cheese when you can make your own? Homemade ricotta is quite simple to execute and packs in tons of fresh flavor.
A simple dessert that can be made year round with a touch of blood orange syrup for bold flavor and a beautiful garnish.
What could be better than fried ricotta? The creamy, rich fritters are served over zucchini noodles with lemon and pea pesto to brighten things up.
Groove to this step-by-step video and recipe for delicious, creamy tortellini.
Ideal with a smoked sage salt or a garlic aioli, these polenta sticks are wonderfully…
An easy-to-follow guide on making homemade ravioli filled with fresh ricotta cheese and organic baby spinach.
Intrigued or curious about how to make creamy, rich, ricotta cheese at home? It’s so easy, you should try it this weekend!
Ricotta stuffed shells are layered with a flavorful, homemade tomato sauce studded with Italian sausage. This is true comfort food.
A thin egg and herb batter is cooked just like a crepe and then stuffed with a creamy whipped lemon ricotta for a delightfully bright brunch.
An easy appetizer perfect for the holidays, baked ricotta is combined with lemon zest, truffle oil, and red pepper flakes for a delicious bite with bread.
Polenta is a versatile dish to warm up on a cold winter’s night with ricotta, goat cheese, mushrooms, herbs and caramelized onions.
Dates are nature’s candy. Easy to prepare as a snack or small treat after a meal, these bites are not only rich but nutritious too.
A light, cheesecake-like dessert is softened with ricotta cheese and sweetened with an apple for a simple autumn dessert.
Glorious flavors usually found in a cannoli, come together for the ultimate dessert bar. They are super easy to make, but still decadent with beautiful green pistachios.
Drizzled with honey and a pinch of salt, this crostini is loaded with a ricotta and blue cheese spread and topped with a sweet-savory blackberry compote.
Make your own pasta parcel, rolled into a beautiful shape and bursting with herby cheese. The tortellini is topped with a pesto before serving.
Easy enough to throw together for brunch, but decadent enough for dessert, this soaked and baked French toast is great with all of the season’s fruit.
Delicate ricotta cheese pancakes are moist with a mild cheese flavor that adds subtle richness along with a hint of vanilla and lemon zest.