Ricotta Sformata

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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.


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5 Min
30 Min


  • 1 1/2 c
    full fat ricotta
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese more for garnish
  • 1 large
  • 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

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About Ricotta Sformata

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Italian

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