From fluffy ricotta pancakes to homemade spinach and ricotta cannelloni, these are the best ricotta recipes around. Want to learn how to use ricotta cheese? Cook up a couple of these delicious recipes and you'll be an expert on the stuff in next to no time. Spinach and ricotta is a classic flavour combination and you can find it in putting in a shift in spinach ricotta pasta as well as baked spinach and ricotta tortelloni and crispy spinach and ricotta parcels. Ricotta is the perfect cheese for adding a nice creaminess to a wide range of dishes. Try it out today.
Best Ricotta Recipes
Malfatti (Ricotta Gnocchi)
These little ricotta dumplings come from Tuscany, they’re a bit like ravioli without the pasta. So simple and delicious. Jordon x
Spinach Ricotta Pasta
The silkiest pasta covered with a delicious green spinach sauce, infused with parmesan, salty anchovies and zesty lemon. Top with a dollop of ricotta.
Corn & Ricotta Gnocchi
If you’re debating what to have for dinner, make this. We used corn to make this sauce rich in fibre, which combines with the ricotta creates a creamy sauce.
Aubergine and Ricotta Pasta
Charred aubergine, garlicky, basilly tomato and light, creamy ricotta. All coming together to make one of the all time great summer pastas.
Homemade Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni
Spinach and ricotta is the perfect filling for your Cannelloni. A lovely, clean dish.
Spinach, Ricotta & Butternut Squash Lasagne
A great alternative to the classic - the creamy ricotta and the sweet roasted butternut squash are the perfect filling.
Crispy Spinach and Ricotta Parcels
These simple and delicious spinach and ricotta parcels are perfect for a picnic. Watching the video will make folding them much easier.
Smoky Aubergine with Pistachio Ricotta
Use the Weber Crafted Roasting Basket to get the aubergines soft and smoky. Top with creamy pistachio ricotta and crunchy breadcrumbs for a veggie BBQ staple.
Marinated Tomato and Ricotta Casarecce
A pasta dish fit for a heatwave. The only thing that needs cooking? The pasta. Tossed with juicy tomatoes and creamy ricotta, this one is a winner.
Baked Spinach and Ricotta Tortelloni
You could almost think of this as a super easy weeknight lasagna. Start to finish in just over half an hour, and a guaranteed crowd pleaser.
Creamy Basil and Ricotta Spaghetti
Feed yourself and 3 friends for £2 with this super easy, creamy spaghetti. It'll only take you 20 minutes to whip up, too. Hannah x
Ricotta Stuffed Crispy Fried Olives
These are the perfect thing to eat on a hot day with a cold glass of beer. Jordon x
Fluffy Ricotta Pancakes With Blueberry Maple Syrup
These ricotta pancakes are light and fluffy, with a creamy, custardy middle. They’re delicious with a knob of butter and lots and lots of blueberry maple syrup.
Mushrooms & Cavolo Nero On Toast With Ricotta
Who knew that mushrooms and cavolo nero were best friends with ricotta? This recipe comes together in half an hour and will brighten up any lunchtime blues.
Crispy Courgettes with Whipped Ricotta, Chilli & Honey
This summary snack is perfect for a hot day with a nice glass of something cold… Jordon x
Spring Salad with Pistachio Pesto and Whipped Ricotta
This is the freshest pasta salad around. It's packed with pistachio and chive pesto, all the spring veg, and lemony whipped ricotta. Stunning all around really.