You’re going to love this collection of 30 mouthwatering appetizers with ricotta cheese! Ricotta cheese is such a versatile ingredient – it works with dishes from sweet to savory. Whether you’re looking for ricotta appetizer for brunch or a holiday dinner, you’re sure to find just what you’re looking for.
Ricotta Cheese Appetizers – FAQs and Notes
What can I use ricotta cheese for?
Ricotta cheese can be used in everything from savory pasta to sweet desserts to easy appetizers. It’s great in breakfast recipes like ricotta cheese pancakes, or stuffed in pasta, like Venison Lasagna Stuffed Shells.
Is ricotta cheese and cottage cheese the same thing?
While both can be used interchangeably in most recipes, they are not the same thing. Ricotta cheese is a soft cheese, where cottage cheese is made of small curds.
Can I use cream cheese instead of ricotta cheese?
It depends on the recipe, but you can make this substitution if needed in some ricotta cheese recipes. However, I would advise using ricotta cheese when called for, if possible.
Recommended kitchen resources for making appetizers with ricotta cheese
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Jennifer is the recipe developer and food photographer behind Wanderlust and Wellness since 2016. She creates easy, approachable gluten-free recipes for the everyday home cook; because cooking gluten-free doesn’t mean food has to be complicated or tasteless.