Tag: Ricotta cheese

  • Raviolis with Ricotta and Mint and Orange Shallot Poppy Seed Butter and Micro Beet Greens

    Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1 cup fresh ricotta cheese, drained 1 cup fresh goat cheese 1 tablespoon orange zest 3 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 medium shallot, chopped fine 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon coarse black pepper Beet Pasta (recipe follows) Orange Shallot Poppy Seed Butter (recipe follows) Olive […]

  • Grilled Eggplant Rolls with Tomatoes and Zucchini Mint Salsa

    Serves 6-9 Ingredients 2 large globe eggplants, sliced thin, long ways Salt & pepper Olive oil 3 medium tomatoes, roasted and chopped small 3 cloves garlic, roasted and chopped small 1 medium yellow onion, roasted and chopped small 1 small zucchini, roasted and chopped small 2 teaspoons lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon juice ¼ cup […]

  • Grilled Zucchini, Portabella’s and Eggplant with Lemon Ricotta & Grilled Flatbread

    Serves 6 Ingredients 2 zucchinis, sliced long and thin using a mandolin 1 portabella mushroom, sliced thin 1 grilled Japanese eggplant, sliced round and thin Salt & pepper Olive oil 1 cup fresh ricotta 1 tablespoon lemon zest plus 2 teaspoon Grilled flatbread (recipe follows) Directions Follow instructions for the grilled flatbread and keep warm. […]

  • Heirloom Tomato Salad with Ricotta, Olives, and Herbs

    Serves 5-7 people Ingredients 1 cup ricotta cheese ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 4 large heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 1 large red onion, sliced 1 cup fresh basil leaves ¼ cup fresh mint leaves ¼ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley ½ cup pitted green olive (ideally calabrese or something equally briny) […]

  • Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Basil Calzone

    Makes 4-6 calzones Ingredients 1 Ger-Nis Calzone Dough Recipe 2 red bell peppers, roasted, peeled, deseeded and chopped Olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 medium red onion, chopped 1 fresh red chili pepper, chopped 1 teaspoon red chili flakes 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 cup fresh basil leaves 2 cups […]

  • Spring Pea & Mint Ravioli with Sweet Pea Flowers

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 shallot, minced 1 cup fresh English peas, steamed soft and mashed ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped ¼ cup ricotta cheese ¼ cup goat cheese ½ teaspoon lemon zest Salt Freshly ground pepper Herbed pasta dough For the sauce 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 shallot ½ cup vegetable broth Juice and zest […]

  • Spinach & Three Cheese Ravioli (kid friendly)

    Serves 6 Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour plus additional for dusting 4 large eggs, lightly beaten ¼ cup fresh spinach juice 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup parmesan, grated fine ½ cup pecorino Romano, grated fine ¼ cup ricotta cheese Butter Directions Mound flour on a work surface, preferably wooden, and make a well in center. […]

  • Fresh Herb Farro Tart

    Makes 1 tart, serves 6 to 8 people INGREDIENTS 1 cup farro 2 tablespoons butter, plus more for greasing pie dish 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ of a red onion, chopped finely 2 cloves garlic, chopped ¼ cup of each of the following fresh herbs: parsley, basil, and chives, chopped ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated […]

  • Wild Mushroom Ravioli with Porcini Cream Sauce

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For ravioli ¼ cup dried porcini mushrooms 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small shallot, chopped fine 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 cups mixed mushrooms, chopped fine Salt and pepper Juice and zest of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped fine 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped fine ½ cup fresh ricotta […]

  • Indian Cheese in an Herbed Green Sauce

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS For the paneer 1 pound whole milk ricotta cheese ½ to 1 tablespoon canola oil For the green sauce 1 pound bag fresh spinach, stemmed and washed, or 1 pound frozen spinach, unthawed 1 tablespoon ghee, butter, or canola 3 whole dried red chiles ¾ teaspoon cumin seeds 7 green cardamom pods […]

  • Beet Ravioli with Orange Poppy Seed Butter

    Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 large red beets, roasted and peeled, chopped fine ½ cup Ricotta cheese 1 tablespoon orange zest Pasta sheets (Recipe on Ger-Nis site) 1 stick butter 2 medium shallots, chopped fine 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice 1 tablespoon white wine 1 teaspoon salt PREPARATION In a small bowl, […]