What Are Some Recipes Using Ricotta Cheese?


An easy ricotta mousse recipe on Epicurious.com involves blending ricotta cheese with honey, lemon zest and almond extract, then chilling the smooth mixture before serving it with fresh berries. Recipes that use ricotta cheese as an ingredient are also available on other food websites such as RealSimple.com.

To make pasta with ricotta, herbs and lemon, start by cooking penne pasta in a pot, and reserve a portion of the pasta water. Make a sauce by thoroughly combining the reserved pasta water with butter and ricotta cheese. Add the sauce to the cooked pasta, then toss with a mixture of chopped herbs, lemon zest, black pepper and salt.