25 Best Ricotta Recipes

Sicilian Cannoli Recipe

Sicilian Cannoli Recipe
4

Cannoli are pretty essential to Italians, especially during the holidays. They're a must-have along with struffoli at Christmas, grain pies at Easter, and ...


By Francesca Borgognone

Insalata Italiana

Insalata Italiana
2.8

Not to be a bit boasty or anything, but when cooking, there are a whole lot of fantastic Italian ingredients. Rich cheeses, salty, cured meats, oily olives ...


By Francesca Borgognone

Gnocchi Verdi

Gnocchi Verdi
2.5

These little dumplings have many names — gnocchi verdi, gnudi, or ravioli malfatti — but no matter what you call them, they are light and delicious. See all ...


By Canal House

The Incredible Hulk's Eggplant

The Incredible Hulk's Eggplant
5

"Here is a great recipe for cheese lovers from 'The Incredible Hulk' and 'Celebrity Apprentice' star Lou Ferrigno. It makes for a hearty lunch or main ...


By Jay Christian

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

These gluten-free sweet potato gnocchi are light little bundles of flavor. I serve them with my Nana’s Italian pork roast Sunday dinner.Click here to see ...


By Cindy's Table

Patsy's Rigatoni Sorrentino

Patsy's Rigatoni Sorrentino

This classic Italian recipe is easy and fast to make, and delivers the authentic tastes of Pasty's restaurant in New York City right to your dinner table.


By Patsy's Italian Restaurant

Beet and Sweet Potato Ravioli

Beet and Sweet Potato Ravioli
2.8

People usually associate beets with salads — but not me. Because of their healthy reputation and sweet buttery flavor, and I always try to think of the most ...


By Anne Dolce

Pasta Pie

Pasta Pie

Here's an easy, savory pie that's perfect for an on-the-go lunch. Ricotta, coppa, and salami give this delicious pie an Italian touch, and since the rest of ...


By Celine Cossou-Bordes

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Whenever this orange starch is added to a dish, an element of sweet follows behind it — hence its name: sweet potato. The element of sweet in this recipe is ...


By Anne Dolce

Pasta with Peas and Cheese Sauce

Pasta with Peas and Cheese Sauce

This recipe was inspired by an hors d'oeuvre recipe I tried a few weeks back, where the filling for lettuce wraps was a crushed pea and cheese mixture. I ...


By Anne Dolce

Bourbon-Onion Dip Recipe

Bourbon-Onion Dip Recipe
1

The sweetness of slow-cooked onions pairs naturally with the caramel undertones of bourbon in this fun party dip recipe. Serve this at your next big ...


By Lee Anne Wong

White Turkey Lasagna

White Turkey Lasagna

This is a creamy and delicious lasagna recipe that will be a hearty holiday meal.


By Lauren Gordon

Healthy Mac and Cheese with Butternut Squash

Healthy Mac and Cheese with Butternut Squash
3.25

Our healthy mac and cheese has fewer calories and less fat without sacrificing the trademark cheesy flavor and hearty satisfaction that mac and cheese ...


By Emily Jacobs

Sauce-and-Meatballs Mac and Cheese with Burrata

Sauce-and-Meatballs Mac and Cheese with Burrata
5

My friends Linda and Kelly Hayes are big meatball fans. (Well, let’s face it: They’re equal-opportunity foodies.) They’re also great cooks. One time I was ...


By Laura Werlin

Eggplant Rollatini with Spinach

Eggplant Rollatini with Spinach
2

Eggplant rollatini is a classic Italian dish and one of my personal favorites. What you may not realize is that eggplant, when fried, acts like a sponge and ...


By Diane Henderiks

Tomato Sauce with Goat Cheese and Basil Recipe

Tomato Sauce with Goat Cheese and Basil  Recipe
5

This is one of the simplest and most delicious summer tomato sauces — fragrant ripe tomatoes, a bit of garlic, a handful of green basil, and a small amount ...


By Biba Caggiano

Pasta al Forno

Pasta al Forno
3.85

Casserole might not be the first thing to come to mind when it comes to good eats, but there's a special place in people's hearts for pasta al forno. It's ...


By Maria Zoitas

Vegetarian Baked Ziti Casserole

Vegetarian Baked Ziti Casserole
2.15

Growing up, my mom didn't cook very many American foods; mostly we stuck to traditional Indonesian dishes. However, she had a particular fondness for ...


By Will Budiaman

Lazy Day Lasagna

Lazy Day Lasagna
3.1

If you’re skeptical about cooking lasagna in a slow cooker, have no fear — it’s as easy as layering the ingredients and walking away. This recipe will have ...


By Marlene Koch

Lasagna Recipe

Lasagna Recipe
4.1

Lasagna is amazing. It’s basically a mechanism to eat massive quantities of meat and cheese, which means that it has to be delicious. If meat isn’t your ...


By Megan and Jill Carle

Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms with Tomato Sauce Recipe

Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms with Tomato Sauce Recipe
3.05

My grandparents have been growing vegetables on the same land my great-grandfather tilled when he first came to this country from Italy. And as long as I ...


By Arthur Bovino

Bacon and Swiss Chard Ravioli

Bacon and Swiss Chard Ravioli
5

Bacon makes everything better, right? Definitely the case with these creamy, satisfying ravioli. The bacon adds a deliciously smoky taste to the earthy ...


By Carly Goldsmith

Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti
4

Pasta is my ultimate comfort food: Whenever I'm feeling down, tired, or super hungry, pasta with slightly spicy tomato sauce is the dish I crave the most. ...


By Yasmin Fahr

Cheese Pancakes: The Original Latkes Recipe

Cheese Pancakes: The Original Latkes Recipe
4.25

Latkes originally derived from Italian ricotta pancakes and became part of the Hanukkah culinary tradition because they combined the two popular food ...


By Gil Marks

Accidental Locavore's Recipe for Swiss Chard Gnocchi (Merda de can)

When you live in Maine, most people have gardens, both vegetable and flower. The Accidental Locavore's parents have neighbors with amazing gardens and now ...


By alocavore

Ricotta

What is Ricotta?

Ricotta (pronounced /riˈkɔtːa/ in Italian) is an Italian whey cheese. Ricotta lit. 'recooked' uses the whey, a limpid, low-fat, nutritious liquid that is a by-product of cheese production.