Ricotta

Ricotta recipes

Soft and creamy ricotta can be used in a huge variety of dishes, from gnocchi and gnudi to pancakes and cheesecake. Discover Good Food's top-rated recipes.

5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This easy vegetarian one-pan dish is quick to prepare and will help you to get your 5-a-day. Treat yourself to whole ricotta cheeses and seasonal veg

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this toasted treat for a quick lunch or brunch with a difference. Smooth ricotta goes well with the sweet-sharp berries

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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98 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

These luxurious gnocchi are both light and spoilingly rich at the same time

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
111 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Healthy veggie bites that are packed with flavour - a midweek must

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This recipe ensures a crispy-bottomed pizza without ever turning on the oven. It's easy, veggie and 2 of your 5-a-day

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These light Italian dumplings, made from fine semolina, ricotta and nutmeg, make an elegant dinner party starter

20 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
8 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Give your French toast a summer makeover with fresh berries, lashings of ricotta, honey and mint 

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This quick, simple dish makes a lovely side dish for fish or a stand-alone lunch served with toasted sourdough

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Ripe sweet cherries, creamy ricotta and salty prosciutto combine beautifully on these little toasts - the perfect nibble for a summer party

9 mins
Easy
10 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Sweetened with natural fruits and a little maple syrup, this cheesecake combines ricotta and yogurt for a lower-fat, yet rich and creamy texture

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Theo Randall shares his recipe for a classic Italian dish that transforms homemade pasta into something special - our step-by-step instructions make it easy to follow

2 hrs and 15 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
27 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

We've baked the aubergines and used creamy ricotta in this healthy version of Parmigiana di melanzane - far lower in fat and calories than the original

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
20 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This layered pasta dish is a family favourite - give it a healthy makeover with ricotta, lentils and lots of filling vegetables

2 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Wrap herby omelette around a creamy cheese filling and top with juicy oven-roasted tomatoes to make delicately flavoured nibbles to share

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
10 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Give pancakes a savoury twist with this Italian-style meatball, spinach and ricotta filling, topped with gooey mozzarella that's ideal for Shrove Tuesday or everyday dining.

1 hr
Easy
19 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Stuff rolled lasagne sheets with creamy spinach and ricotta and bake with tomato and mascarpone sauces for a filling vegetarian meal

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
94 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Keep a few portions of this vegetarian classic in the freezer and you'll never be stuck for a satisfying supper

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
86 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This spin on Italian 'melanzane alla Parmigiana' is quick to prepare and makes a deliciously creamy, veggie bake

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
29 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This mouthwatering cheesecake is the perfect way to finish a large Sunday lunch, as it's incredibly light despite being made with chocolate

2 hrs
Easy
22 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This crunchy and creamy pasta is special enough for summer entertaining

15 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Have some leftover cream cheese? Whip it into a light dip with lemon and serve with cucumber or toast

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
40 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This healthy chicken dinner comes with roasted peppers, courgettes, onions and tomatoes - four of your recommended 5-a-day

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
22 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Soft Italian cheeses like ricotta make a great sauce base when mixed with lemon, greens, herbs and pine nuts

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Ricotta gives this quiche a lovely, light cheese-cakey texture – leftovers make a great packed lunch

1 hr and 30 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
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