Baked ricotta

Baked ricotta

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  • 8
  • Easy
  • Carb Conscious Fat conscious Meat-free
  • 10 minutes
  • 20 - 25 minutes
  • Buitenverwachting Buiten Blanc 2015


  • 400 - 500 g fresh ricotta, drained
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 - 3 T olive oil

Cooking Instructions

Preheat the oven to 200°C. Mash the cheese with salt and pepper and turn onto a baking sheet lined with baking paper.

Shape into a flat, round layer and moisten with olive oil.

Bake for 20–25 minutes, or until golden and crusty.

Cook's note: Serve with roast vegetables, salad leaves, or on its own with hunks of crusty bread.


Phillippa Cheifitz Recipe by: Phillippa Cheifitz
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Regular TASTE contributor Phillippa is a well-known South African author and food writer, and has won many awards, both for her magazine features and her cookbooks.

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