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22 Creative Uses for Ricotta Cheese (That Aren't Lasagna)

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Erica Sweeney of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 23: Ricotta is best known as a lasagna-recipe staple or ravioli stuffing, but there are so many other delicious ways to use ricotta cheese.Its mild flavor and versatility mean that it pairs well with sweet and savory dishes. Ricotta is also high in protein, mostly derived from whey. A milk protein, whey is full of essential amino acids, and research shows it aids muscle growth and lowers blood pressure and cholesterol.We asked a slew of chefs, recipe developers, and other foodies to share their favorite creative ways to use ricotta. Here are the 22 ways to use it that aren’t lasagna. It’s much more versatile than you think! And if this list doesn’t satisfy you, don’t miss this Protein-Packed Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Recipe, too.

22 Creative Uses for Ricotta Cheese (That Aren't Lasagna)

Ricotta is best known as a lasagna-recipe staple or ravioli stuffing, but there are so many other delicious ways to use ricotta cheese.

Its mild flavor and versatility mean that it pairs well with sweet and savory dishes. Ricotta is also high in protein, mostly derived from whey. A milk protein, whey is full of essential amino acids, and research shows it aids muscle growth and lowers blood pressure and cholesterol.

We asked a slew of chefs, recipe developers, and other foodies to share their favorite creative ways to use ricotta. Here are the 22 ways to use it that aren’t lasagna. It’s much more versatile than you think! And if this list doesn’t satisfy you, don’t miss this Protein-Packed Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Recipe, too.

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