Prepare these ricotta cheese recipes for the family

Soft and creamy ricotta can be used in a huge variety of dishes, from gnocchi and gnudi to pancakes and cheesecake. Discover Good Food’s top-rated ricotta cheese recipes.

Homemade crumpets with ricotta, berries & thyme honey

Forget shop-bought crumpets, here’s how to do them at home this weekend. Delicious served with a light topping of summer fruits, fresh ricotta and honey.

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Whipped ricotta, spring onion & leek matzo lasagne

Rustle up a matzo lasagne, a supper-time staple for many Jewish families over Passover. This version is made with spring onions, leeks, spinach and ricotta.

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Baked eggs with spinach, tomatoes, ricotta & basil

Serve this Italian-inspired take on a shakshuka for an easy brunch. If you’re not vegetarian, you could also add chorizo.

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Chicken, lemon & ricotta meatballs with linguine

Flavour-packed, easy to make and nutritious – our zesty chicken meatballs tick all the boxes for a family meal.

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Broccoli & pea soup with minty ricotta

Make this broccoli and pea soup for lunch or to serve as a starter, and top it with minty ricotta and pine nuts. A healthy dish, it delivers three of your five-a-day

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