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Ricotta recipes

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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.

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  • Ricotta, blackberry & pine nut tartine 2016

    Ricotta, blackberry & pine nut tartine

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

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

  • Malfatti served in a bowl

    Malfatti

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make our take on Tuscan malfatti – spinach and ricotta dumplings that look a bit like large, roughly formed gnocchi. Serve coated in an aromatic sage butter and plenty of cheese

  • Spinach & ricotta gnocchi

    Spinach & ricotta gnocchi

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.101 ratings

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

  • Ricotta gnudi with sage butter

    Ricotta gnudi with sage butter

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Ricotta strawberry French toast

    Ricotta strawberry French toast

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.9 ratings

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

  • Courgettes with mint & ricotta

    Courgettes with mint & ricotta

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Cherry bruschetta

    Cherry bruschetta

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Baked almond, banana & blueberry cheesecake

    Baked almond, banana & blueberry cheesecake

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.13 ratings

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

  • Spinach & ricotta rotolo

    Spinach & ricotta rotolo

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 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

  • Lighter aubergine Parmigiana

    Lighter aubergine Parmigiana

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.33 ratings

    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

  • Lighter vegetable lasagne

    Lighter vegetable lasagne

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.23 ratings

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

  • Parsley omelette with olive ricotta

    Parsley omelette with olive ricotta

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Pancake cannelloni

    Pancake cannelloni

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.13 ratings

    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.

  • Spinach & nutmeg cannelloni

    Spinach & nutmeg cannelloni

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.22 ratings

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

  • Spinach & ricotta cannelloni

    Spinach & ricotta cannelloni

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.104 ratings

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

  • Aubergine rolls with spinach & ricotta

    Aubergine rolls with spinach & ricotta

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.96 ratings

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

  • White chocolate & ricotta cheesecake

    White chocolate & ricotta cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.31 ratings

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

  • Ricotta & spring onion dip

    Ricotta & spring onion dip

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Spinach, ricotta & chicken traybake

    Spinach, ricotta & chicken traybake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.41 ratings

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

  • Courgette & ricotta pasta

    Courgette & ricotta pasta

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.23 ratings

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

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