Ricotta cheese recipes

Ricotta is a mellow-flavoured Italian soft cheese used to add creamy richness to both sweet and savoury dishes alike. Choose from our ricotta recipes for sweet tortes, pasta dishes, pancakes and classic spinach and ricotta ravioli.

Or learn how to make your own fresh ricotta from scratch.

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Ricotta torte with nectarines, honey and walnut drizzle

Make-ahead summer dessert recipes

Ricotta torte with nectarines, honey and walnut drizzle

This summery nectarine dessert recipe tastes works with peaches or apricots just as well. You...

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Baked butternut squash, ricotta and spinach

October seasonal recipes

Baked butternut squash, ricotta and spinach

The combination of creamy ricotta and sweet butternut squash makes for a truly comforting vegetarian...

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Pasta with sweetcorn, ricotta and basil

Budget pasta recipes

Pasta with sweetcorn, ricotta and basil

This quick pasta recipe uses orecchiette pasta to make a simple supper with sweetcorn, garlic,...

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Ricotta gnocchi with cherry tomatoes and sage

Gnocchi recipes

Ricotta gnocchi with cherry tomatoes and sage

This simple meal uses fresh tomatoes which are perfectly in season at the height of...

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Asparagus and ricotta lasagne

Asparagus recipes

Asparagus and ricotta lasagne

Layers of pasta, asparagus, fresh mint and lemon are cooked in a creamy ricotta sauce...

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Spinach and ricotta pancakes with spicy red pepper sauce

Savoury pancake recipes

Spinach and ricotta pancakes with spicy red pepper...

This savoury pancake recipe sees thin crêpes stuffed with spinach and ricotta, then covered and...

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Broad bean and ricotta tagliatelle

Ricotta cheese recipes

Broad bean and ricotta tagliatelle

You can have this light, creamy ricotta and broad bean tagliatelle on the table in...

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Ricotta pancakes with roast grapes and pomegranate molasses

Sweet pancake recipes

Ricotta pancakes with roast grapes and pomegranate molasses

This pancake recipe is really something special and a great alternative to traditional pancakes. They...

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Courgette and mushroom cannelloni

Courgette and mushroom cannelloni

This easy veggie pasta recipe makes a great dinner for all the family.

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Pumpkin, spinach, ricotta and sage tortilla

Pumpkin, spinach, ricotta and sage tortilla

This cheesy pumpkin and spinach tortilla, or Spanish omelette, uses mainly egg white, so it’s...

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Squash and ricotta ravioli

Ricotta cheese recipes

Squash and ricotta ravioli

This vegetarian ravioli recipe is brimming with autumnal flavours of sage, chestnut and squash.

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Torta Pasqualina (spinach and ricotta pie)

Italian vegetarian recipes

Torta Pasqualina (spinach and ricotta pie)

Torta Pasqualina is an Italian pie recipe made with artichokes, spinach, parsley and ricotta –...

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Ricotta and basil ravioli

Summer pasta recipes

Ricotta and basil ravioli

A delicious ricotta and basil ravioli recipe made using a simple home-made dough.

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Ricotta and spinach pancakes in tomato sauce

Vegetarian versions of classic recipes

Ricotta and spinach pancakes in tomato sauce

This ricotta and spinach pancakes recipe is ready in just 30 minutes making them a...

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Rice and ricotta ice cream

Ricotta cheese recipes

Rice and ricotta ice cream

Making your own ice cream is very satisfying; this rice and ricotta ice cream recipe...

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Asparagus and ricotta tarts

Asparagus recipes

Asparagus and ricotta tarts

These asparagus and ricotta tarts definitely look at the top end of picnic fare so...

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Pasta with wild leaves and ricotta

Ricotta cheese recipes

Pasta with wild leaves and ricotta

Here is an incredibly minimalist way to deal with tender greens. What is so good...

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