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Whipped ricotta

Whipped Ricotta

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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings 1x


This whipped ricotta recipe makes an impressive easy appetizer in 5 minutes! Top it with honey for a rich, savory sweet bite.


  • 16 ounces whole milk ricotta
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white or black pepper
  • Honey, to serve
  • Fresh thyme or other herbs, to garnish (optional)
  • Pita bread, flatbread or grilled bread, to serve


  1. Whisk the ricotta, milk, olive oil, salt and pepper by hand for about 2 minutes until light and fluffy. Alternatively, whisk on medium speed using a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment.
  2. Optional: Allow to stand 15 minutes before serving so it comes to room temperature. (You can also do this with the container of ricotta before whisking it.) You can serve immediately if you like, it will just be slightly cold.
  3. To serve, top with honey and if using, fresh thyme. Serve with warm pita bread, grilled bread, or crackers. Stores 4 to 5 days refrigerated (though check the date on your container to be sure). 
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Whisked
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Diet: Vegetarian