Ricotta Cheese Recipes

Ricotta is one of the most versatile cheeses on the planet. Our excellent array of recipes with ricotta cheese include savory vegetarian recipes, like ravioli, and dessert recipes with ricotta cheese. Yum!

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    Fried Lasagna

    2 reviews

    One of my favorite dishes at Olive Garden is their fried lasagna. On a whim, I tried to recreate it at home. After a few tries, I think I got it pretty close to the original. —Jolene Martinelli, Fremont, New Hampshire

    Slow-Cooker Baked Ziti

    8 reviews

    I don't know one family that doesn't have some crazy, hectic weeknights. This slow-cooker baked ziti recipe was a delicious,...



    Pumpkin Cannoli Cake Roll

    My family has been serving this pumpkin roll every Christmas Eve for as long as I can remember. This last...


    Berries with Ricotta Cream

    Fresh, high-quality ingredients really make a difference in this dessert. If you don't have access to fresh-picked berries, use whatever...

    Zucchini Roll-Ups

    1 review

    We love lasagna, but these zucchini roll-ups are a little healthier and a lot quicker! Using zucchini "pasta" also makes...


    Eggplant Roll-Ups

    2 reviews

    We love these easy Italian eggplant roll-ups stuffed with creamy ricotta and spinach. The fact that they are vegetarian is...

    Apple Pie Ricotta Waffles

    2 reviews

    I had apples and ricotta cheese to use up, so instead of making a pie I decided to do something...


    Five-Cheese Ziti al Forno

    10 reviews

    After having the five-cheese ziti at Olive Garden, I tried to make my own version of it—and I think I...


    Strawberry Ricotta Bruschetta

    3 reviews

    Here's an interesting spin on bruschetta. The creamy ricotta cheese spread is an ideal complement to the sweet, minty strawberry...


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    Yogurt-Ricotta Cheesecake

    3 reviews

    I have always liked Italian ricotta cheesecakes, but they have too much sugar for me. I made a light version,...

    Cannoli Dip

    2 reviews

    Ricotta is one of my family's favorite ingredients. I made up the cannoli filling and broke up some ice cream...


    Three-Cheese Jumbo Shells

    11 reviews

    I love cooking, but I'm not into fancy gourmet foods. I think it's more challenging to make delicious, down-home foods...


    Three-Cheese Kielbasa Bake

    10 reviews

    My aunt originally made this hearty casserole for family gatherings, and now I enjoy fixing it for my family any...


    Makeover Easy Beef-Stuffed Shells

    10 reviews

    Enjoy the convenience of this make-ahead dish or bake right away. Either way, it has half the saturated fat of...


    Ricotta Pie (Pizza Dolce) with Chocolate and Raspberry

    My grandmother recalls ricotta pie always making an appearance on Easter when she was little. Now I've taken here recipe...

    Orange Chocolate Ricotta Pie

    6 reviews

    A traditional Italian dessert served during the holidays and for special occasions, this pie features the classic pairing of orange...


    Sausage-Topped White Pizza

    I love cooking, and I learned from Nana and Mom. Pizza is easily one of my favorite dishes to prepare....


    Amaretto Ricotta Cheesecake

    1 review

    There's a good reason why a relative handed this cherished recipe down to me. It's a keeper! The amaretto and...


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    Italian Ricotta Easter Bread

    7 reviews

    I changed our family's traditional Easter bread by adding ricotta and a few other ingredients. The almond flavoring works wonders!...


    Simple Stollen

    7 reviews

    "When it comes to seasonal sweets, this easy Christmas stollen is a recipe I know I can count on," notes...


    Potato Cheese Casserole

    My sister shared this recipe with me. The combination of cheeses is wonderful. It's a side dish that will dress...


    Cranberry Ricotta Gnocchi with Brown Butter Sauce

    5 reviews

    To make light and airy gnocchi, work quickly and handle the dough as little as possible. You'll be pleased with...


    Ricotta Sausage Triangles

    1 review

    Savory pockets filled with cheese, sausage and seasonings...what's not to like? This recipe makes a lot so it's ideal for...


    Three-Cheese Turkey Manicotti

    32 reviews

    This is my husband’s favorite dish. He always requests it, even for holidays! You’ll love the variety of cheeses and...

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    Italian Cheese Wontons

    A cheesy filling gives wonton wrappers a taste-tempting, Italian twist. The hot and crisp snacks get gobbled up...no matter how...


    Lemon-Ricotta Cookies

    3 reviews

    I work for a Special Education school and our students run their own catering business. Every time they make these...


    Zucchini Ricotta Bake

    18 reviews

    I have made this lasagna-like zucchini ricotta bake frequently over the years and shared the recipe with many. Recently, my...


    Cheese ‘n’ Sausage Calzones

    I love experimenting with recipes. Luckily, my husband likes to sample new foods, and this easy calzone recipe is great...


    Asparagus Phyllo Bake

    4 reviews

    I'm Greek and grew up wrapping everything in phyllo. When asparagus is in season, I bring out the phyllo and...


    Calzone Pinwheels

    23 reviews

    Once you try these mini-sized calzones, you may never go back to the large ones. Not only do these pretty...