Ricotta

Ricotta a soft Italian cheese that resembles cottage cheese.

Recipes

  1. Herbed Ricotta Cheese Toasts

    These toasts are fast and easy because they're all assembled the same way.

  2. Ricotta Cheesecake with Apple Topper

    Light ricotta cheese and reduced-fat cream cheese help make this creamy delight a smart dessert for a diabetes meal plan.

  3. Ricotta Vanilla Bread Pudding

    Ricotta cheese , sour cream, and lemon zest add a new spin on this classic dessert recipe that you can make easily in your slow cooker.

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Articles

  1. Monday thru Friday Slow Cooker Meal Plan

    Fri, 20 Sep 2013

    Happy Friday! I've got something  a bit different for you today. I've been trying to figure out how to best share how I meal plan with the slow cooker, and figured it'd be the easiest to just share my grocery list with you! I am a ZipList participant, so if this particular meal plan isn't your favorite, you can easily make your own by clicking on the "save recipe" button under each selection and ZipList will automatically make a customized grocery list for you. I also have a printable grocery list template on my downloads page that might be useful. In the mean time, this is what we're having next week in our house. I hope it's helpful! (meatless) Monday: Pesto Lasagna Tuesday: Super Simple Cranberry Roast Wednesday: Traditional Minestrone Soup Thursday: General Tso's Chicken Friday: Puffy Pizza Casserole Grocery List: (to print just this list, use the PRINT button below , and select just the list to print!) PRODUCE carrots (1 cup chopped) celery (1 cup sliced) garlic (5 cloves) onions (2 yellow) spinach (12-ounces baby leaves) potatoes (optional; to go with Tuesday's cranberry roast) DAIRY eggs (2) milk (1 cup; any variety) mozzarella cheese (24 ounces needed for week) parmesan cheese (1 1/2 cups) pesto (11 ounces) ricotta cheese (15-ounces) MEAT chicken (boneless, skinless, 1 to 2 pounds) lean ground beef or turkey (1 pound) beef or pork roast (3 pounds) sliced pepperoni (20 pieces) DRY GOODS 1.5-ounce envelope of Spaghetti Sauce mix (McCormick is GF) fusilli pasta lasagna noodles dried beans (1 cup, black beans or pinto) flour or gluten free baking mix (1 cup) rice (optional, to serve with General Tso's Chicken) soy sauce (1/4 cup, we use gluten free) CANNED cranberry sauce (16-ounce, whole berry) olives, sliced (4 ounces) pasta sauce (26 ounces) tomato, diced (14.5-ounces) tomato sauce (15-ounces) FROZEN spinach, chopped (10-ounces) stir fried veggies (16-ounces, Asian blend) PANTRY STAPLES beef bouillon or broth (8 cups) brown sugar (3 tablespoons) dried ginger (1 teaspoon) dried onion flakes (1-2 tablespoons) Italian Seasoning (1 tablespoon) red pepper flakes (1 teaspoon) The Verdict: Our week runs SO MUCH MORE SMOOTHLY when I take the time to write out a menu and grocery shop for all of the food either on the weekend or the week before. It does take a bit of planning, I know, but I do think you'll find that the hectic meal-making hours will be easier if the groceries are already in the house.  The slow cooker already forces you to meal plan, so just by using it (somewhat) regularly you're already way ahead!! have a great week! . . . . Make sure to visit my store page for my books, recommended slow cookers, and other fun slow-cooking stuff. Thank you for your support! --steph

  2. Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup

    Tue, 17 Jun 2014

    A few weeks ago I made pancakes with ricotta for the first time, and now I’m ruined ..... response when eating these blueberry- ricotta pancakes : So pillowy! And while we eat ..... What remains is slightly sweet, fluffy ricotta spiked with jammy blueberries that burst

  3. 5 Good-For-You Ricotta Recipes: Cheap & Healthy Foods

    Wed, 19 Sep 2012

    Ricotta has achieved the impossible. It manages ..... budget, ingredients like this are ideal. Ricotta is loaded with calcium, protein, and selenium ..... in sodium . Depending on the variety of ricotta you choose —whole versus skim — you can also

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Videos

  1. Italian Sausage Lasagna

    Wed, 15 Feb 2012

    Then, we're going to add our ricotta cheese mixture. Now, this is a 15-ounce package of ricotta cheese with 2 cups of chopped spinach ..... down our noodles, put down our ricotta cheese . I really love this final layer

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    our first layer of lasagna noodles. Then, we're going to add our ricotta cheese mixture. Now, this is a 15-ounce package of ricotta cheese with 2 cups of chopped spinach, a quarter of a cup of parmesan cheese, and 1 beaten egg. Mix this up and
    lasagna is just as good. Lay down our noodles, put down our ricotta cheese . I really love this final layer because this is the one that's gonna have that big bubbling layer of cheese on top
  2. How to Make Classic Lasagna

    Wed, 8 Jun 2011

    need is 1 cup of diced onions. We have 15 ounces of ricotta cheese . We have 14-1/2 ounces of chopped tomatoes in ..... we're gonna do our filling. So, we'll get our ricotta cheese , put that all in there, our egg, and our grated

    ricotta cheese found at 0:24, 2:42

    need is 1 cup of diced onions. We have 15 ounces of ricotta cheese . We have 14-1/2 ounces of chopped tomatoes in its sauce. We have 12 ounces of ground beef and 6 ounces of shredded
    So, last thing, we're gonna do our filling. So, we'll get our ricotta cheese , put that all in there, our egg, and our grated parmesan cheese goes in there too and we're gonna give that a

Food Blogs We Love

  1. Prosciutto and Ricotta Crostini with Honey

    Thu, 13 Oct 2011

    ingredients: French bread, prosciutto, ricotta , arugula and honey. Start by ..... are still warm, spread on the ricotta cheese . Then, top with prosciutto ..... Serve and enjoy! Prosciutto and Ricotta Crostini with Honey Recipe Servings

  2. Ricotta Ball Soup

    Sat, 4 Feb 2012

    2 c part skim ricotta 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/4 c egg beaters 1 1/2 t kosher ..... fat chicken broth Zest of one lemon 6 oz. baby spinach Mix chicken, ricotta , parmesan, Egg Beaters and salt. Refrigerate 15 minutes. In a soup pot

  3. Eggplant with Bruschetta

    Tue, 24 Apr 2012

    tomatoes, drained well 2 t white vinegar 1 c fat free ricotta cheese Chopped basil Slice the eggplant thinly and lay rounds ..... towels. Place on a platter and top each round with some ricotta cheese . Mix tomatoes and vinegar and ½ t oil and divide among

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How To

  1. How to Make Pancakes

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    cranberries. Cornmeal Pancakes with Applesauce Apple pie spice and cornmeal make these pancakes irresistible. Blueberry- Ricotta Pancakes Top these tender blueberry pancakes with blueberry syrup to serve for a weekend breakfast or brunch. German Pancake