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Ricotta recipes

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Use It Up! 11 Recipes for Leftover Ricotta

Don’t let leftover ricotta go to waste! It’s a tasty addition to many of your favorite recipes. Try it in pancakes, pound cakes, pasta, pizza, and more!


140 · This light and zesty lemon ricotta pasta with spinach makes a delish weeknight meal ready in less than 15 minutes. Simple, fresh ingredients, delicious flavor, and minimal effort.


  • 8 oz Baby spinach, fresh
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 3 Lemon, wedges
  • 1 Unwaxed lemon, zest and juice
Pasta & Grains
  • 1/2 lb Pasta
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Salt and black pepper
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 cup Whole-milk ricotta
How to Use Up Leftover Ricotta Cheese

Because ricotta has a short shelf life, I'm alwasy scrambling to use it up. So if you are also wondering what to do with leftover ricotta, check out how I use it!

If you love sauce, you'll adore this baked ricotta chicken recipe with three kinds of cheese and marinara sauce! It's so satisfying and simple to make.

If you love sauce, you'll adore this baked ricotta chicken recipe with three kinds of cheese and marinara sauce! It's so satisfying and simple to make.

Light & Tender Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

These Lemon Ricotta Pancakes will quickly become your favorite pancake recipe! They’re soft and fluffy while being melt in your mouth tender from the Ricotta Cheese.

20+ Delicious Ricotta recipes

1 · What to do with ricotta cheese? I've got you covered with these ricotta cheese recipes that you'll love like this simple whipped ricotta crostini recipe that makes a wonderful holiday appetizer that's elegant and slightly sweet.Recipe yields to 1 cup of whipped ricotta that is enough for about 26 crostini.


  • 1 tbsp Thyme, fresh leaves
  • 2 tbsp Clear runny honey
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Sea salt flakes
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 tbsp Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Pine nuts
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 26 Baguette or ciabatta, slices
  • 1 cup Whole-milk ricotta cheese
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Ricotta Cheese Egg Bites with Peppers and Onion

35 · 20 minutes · Simplify your breakfast with these savory ricotta cheese egg bites! They're supremely fluffy with chopped pepper and onions throughout (just like Starbucks) and baked to perfection in the oven with a muffin tin. Whip up this recipe before your week and enjoy an easy quick breakfast all week long!


  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup Green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup Onion
  • 1/4 cup Red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup Almond milk, plain and unsweetened
  • 8 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Pepper to top
  • 1 tsp Sea salt
  • 1/2 cup Ricotta cheese, part skim

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If you are in a pinch, this whipped ricotta recipe will be your new go-to quick snack. You don't even need to assemble the crostini, you can treat it like a dip to make things even easier!
Ricotta filled Crepes with Fresh Fruit - She Loves Biscotti
If you are vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, dairy free or even just ~dabbling~ in the plant-based world, you NEED this cheese recipe. It's not your average vegan ricotta recipe, and shows you how to make it easy, creamy, ready in minutes and the BEST vegan ricotta you'll ever have. Plus the recipe tells you how to store it and keep it, making it perfect for a weeknight dinner, meal prep or anything in between #vegan #vegetarian #cheese #ricottarecipe
Pumpkin and Ricotta Pasta Shells