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Ricotta

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Kale and Ricotta Ravioli

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Tomato Panzanella with Ricotta

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Salads, Tomatoes
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Ricotta and Chive Frittata

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Grilled Tomato and Corn Pasta Salad

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Beet-Plum and Fresh Ricotta Salad

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Beets, Plums
Looking for new and healthy ways to make use of creamy ricotta cheese? Fresh ricotta adds a rich and delicious layer in this sublime salad with earthy beets and tart-sweet plums. A single serving of Ricotta cheese is a good source of Vitamin A and B12, along with Omega-3’s. Enjoy this nutritious summer salad at the beach or pool side!
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Raspberry-Ricotta Ice Cream

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Ice cream, Raspberries
This deliciously unique ice-cream dessert has ricotta cheese as its star ingredient. A fantastically soothing detour from regular ice cream, when pureed the ricotta lends a rich creaminess without imparting a cheese flavor. This soft cheese is a good source of calcium and protein. Ricotta also contains selenium, an antioxidant that can help prevent arthritis, and is surprisingly lower in fat content than cottage cheese. The lemon zest adds a subtle summertime freshness. When served with fresh organic blueberries, this dessert is perfect for your red, white, and blue Fourth of July celebration!
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Herbed Ricotta Pasta with Corn and Zucchini

Time:25 mins
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Herbed Ricotta Pasta with Corn and Zucchini

A great way to make the best use of the fresh vegetables and herbs that may be growing in your garden is to cook up this light and bright pasta recipe. Fragrant herbs like basil and dill bring layers of additional flavor, and sweet corn and zucchini give this pasta a healthy and vivacious summer kick.
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Broiled Apricots with Fresh Ricotta and Pistachios

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Apricots, Pistachios
This flavorful and versatile recipe can be eaten for breakfast or snack or made as an easy but sophisticated dessert. Apricots have a tart sweetness, and dipping them in sugar and boiling them adds a caramelized quality that tones down the tartness, turning them deliciously juicy. The ricotta cheese creates a creamy layer while the pistachios add a healthy and happy crunch.
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Shaved-Squash Salad with Tomatoes, Zucchini Blossoms, Ricotta, and Thyme Oil

Time:30 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 generous handful fresh thyme sprigs (about 3/4 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest, plus 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 baby zucchini (3 ounces total), thinly shaved on a mandoline
  • 4 baby pattypan squashes (a mixture of yellow and green; 3 ounces total), thinly shaved on a mandoline
  • 4 ounces mixed teardrop or cherry small tomatoes, cut in half crosswise (1 cup)
  • 6 zucchini blossoms, halved or quartered if large
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, torn if large, plus more for sprinkling (optional)
  • Pinch of red-pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • Coarsely ground pepper
  • 3 ounces fresh ricotta (1/3 cup)
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