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Grilled bread with whipped ricotta on top and some honey on a plate.

Whipped Ricotta Recipe

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  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Food Processor
  • Cuisine: Italian-Inspired


Whipped Ricotta – a delicious and simple whipped ricotta recipe that is perfect with pasta or on some grilled bread with honey!


  • 1 cup whole milk ricotta 
  • 2 tablespoon high-quality olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon honey (more if desired)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced


  1. Add ingredients to a food processor. 
  2. Process until consistency is smooth.
  3. Taste and adjust any flavors, as desired.
  4. Serve on some grilled bread OR with our Baked Gnocchi


  • Dairy-Free: Feel free to use a dairy-free ricotta if you prefer!
  • Storage: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.