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ricotta sformata

a recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

sformata is an Italian term meaning to unmold. This is a great appetizer or side dish. It can be served without sauce and use butter or parmesan cheese and place under broiler to melt.

serves 6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For ricotta sformata

  • 1 1/2 c
    full fat ricotta
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese more for garnish
  • 1 lg
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    chopped basil
  • favorite pasta sauce for topping

How To Make ricotta sformata

  • 1
    Mix all ingredients except for pasta sauce together with a mixer. Place in a greased round baking pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes. Let rest for 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Cut into circles with cookie cutter or cut into squares. Serve with a dollup of pasta sauce and garnish with parmesan cheese