Ricotta & spring onion dip

Ricotta & spring onion dip

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Prep: 5 mins No cook


Serves 4 - 6 as a nibble
Have some leftover cream cheese? Whip it into a light dip with lemon and serve with cucumber or toast

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal72
  • fat6g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.1g
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  • 150g ricotta



    Ricotta is an Italian cheese made from whey and traditionally a by-product of…

  • 3 roughly chopped spring onions, plus extra to serve
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • juice and zest ½ lemon



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • 50g soured cream, crème fraîche or natural yogurt
  • cucumber sticks or toast, to serve


  1. Whizz the ricotta, spring onions, lemon zest, juice, soured cream and some seasoning in a food processor. Scatter with more sliced spring onions to serve, and eat with cucumber sticks or toast.

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26th May, 2020
Yum! Did this with homemade ricotta and natural yogurt. I also whizzed a few spinach leaves in as I had some to use up. Delicious with toast!!
30th Jul, 2014
This was so good! I had to use buttermilk and soft cheese because my husband ate all the sour cream without telling me and it was still so so so yummy! Well worth trying.
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