12 Ways To Cook With Ricotta Cheese

These 12 Ways To Cook With Ricotta Cheese will make you look at the creamy cheese in a whole new light. This underrated cheese recipe is a spreadable cheese recipe that is creamy and light. This cheese is good on its own but also has plenty of potential when it's combined with other ingredients. Ricotta has the power to mellow out flavors that are too strong, and help dry foods become more creamy. Ricotta cheese has a slightly sweet flavor that also helps to highlight the other ingredients that it is mixed with. For starters you will love this cannoli recipe variation, that combines ricotta cheese with confectioners sugar and some vanilla extract. Seasoned with a bit of ground cinnamon and some mini chocolate chips, then spoon the ricotta mixture into a sugar cone for a cannoli recipe you won't soon forget.

Another way to use ricotta cheese is in a hot ricotta dip recipe. Using a small ovenproof skillet, heat some sliced garlic cloves until fragrant, then top with some ricotta cheese. Drizzle with some olive oil and sprinkle with some finely chopped rosemary leaves and bake in a preheated 375 degree Fahrenheit oven until bubbling on top. Served with some baguette slices, this is a dip recipe the whole family will love. When it comes to making pizza recipes, you might not always think about using ricotta, this mushroom pizza Blanco recipe will have you reconsidering. In this pizza recipe, you season some ricotta cheese with salt and black pepper and some freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Then spoon over the pizza dough. Brush the border with some olive oil and sprinkle with some more grated Parmesan cheese. Then spread out some sautéed sliced mushrooms on top of the cheese mixture. Then toss some shredded mozzarella with some more grated Parmesan cheese, then spread out evenly over the pizza. This creamy pizza recipe is sure to please.

Ricotta cheese is an Italian type of whey cheese that is made from sheep, cow, goat milk whey that is left over from the production of cheese. In appearance, Ricotta curds are creamy white and slightly sweet in taste. The fat content of ricotta cheese changes depending on the type and brand of milk that is used. This type of cheese is somewhat similar in texture to some cottage cheese varieties, although considerably lighter. Ricotta cheese is highly perishable. However, ricotta also is made in aged varieties which are preservable for a much longer time.

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