Ricotta Cheese Recipes

Ricotta is one of the most versatile cheeses on the planet. Our excellent array of recipes with ricotta cheese include savory vegetarian recipes, like ravioli, and dessert recipes with ricotta cheese. Yum!

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Fried Lasagna

One of my favorite dishes at Olive Garden is their fried lasagna. On a whim, I tried to recreate it at home. After a few tries, I think I got it pretty close to the original. —Jolene Martinelli, Fremont, New Hampshire

Slow-Cooker Baked Ziti

I don't know one family that doesn't have some crazy, hectic weeknights. This slow-cooker baked ziti recipe was a delicious,...



Five-Cheese Ziti al Forno

After having the five-cheese ziti at Olive Garden, I tried to make my own version of it—and I think I...


White Seafood Lasagna

We make lasagna with shrimp and scallops as part of the traditional Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes. Every bite...

Four-Cheese Baked Ziti

Diane Nemitz of Ludington, Michigan writes, “A day without pasta is a like a day without sunshine!” Beefed up with...


Slow-Cooker Sausage Lasagna

On especially cold winter days, my family loves this with mild Italian sausage. I agree about the cold days, but...

Cheese & Pumpkin-Filled Manicotti

Our family adores autumn and anything to do with pumpkins! This warm, comforting recipe is so easy to put together...


Baked Eggplant Italiano

“When my husband I decided that we wanted to lose weight, I created this main dish as a downsized substitute...


Chicken Curry Lasagna

My family loves Indian food, and I thought the creamy tomato-based sauce in our favorite curry would be tasty as...


Three-Cheese Jumbo Shells

I love cooking, but I'm not into fancy gourmet foods. I think it's more challenging to make delicious, down-home foods...

Baked Lasagna in a Bun

My family loves the meat sauce and cheese tucked into bread for this baked lasagna. Add a crisp salad for...


Italian Cheese-Stuffed Shells

From Galesville, Wisconsin, Patty Tappendorf notes, “I found this recipe in a church cookbook and thought it was a great...


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Ham and Cheese Calzones

This sort of inside-out pizza is something I concocted one evening when I had leftover baked ham and needed to...


Cheese ‘n’ Sausage Calzones

I love experimenting with recipes. Luckily, my husband likes to sample new foods, and this easy calzone recipe is great...


Veggie-Cheese Stuffed Shells

Need a great-tasting meatless dish you can count on? These pleasing pasta shells are packed with veggies, three kinds of...

Vegetable Lasagna

I cooked up this fresh lasagna for vegetarian customers at a local grocery store, where I work part-time. It's absolutely...


Potato Cheese Casserole

My sister shared this recipe with me. The combination of cheeses is wonderful. It's a side dish that will dress...


Four-Cheese Rice Casserole

My husband and I developed this recipe to avoid making a broccoli and rice casserole that we had relied on...


Hearty Sausage and Cheese Lasagna

During the holidays, it's nice to welcome friends and family into your home for a hearty meal of lasagna. Every...


Five-Cheese Lasagna

I prepared this for a Cub Scout banquet. It was easy since there was nothing to do at the last...


Cheesy Manicotti Crepes

This entree may lack meat but it's loaded with three cheeses! Using homemade crepes instead of manicotti shells makes it...


Calzone Pinwheels

Once you try these mini-sized calzones, you may never go back to the large ones. Not only do these pretty...


Cheesy Corn Squares

My family loves corn, and I love to come up with new ways to fix it. I created this recipe...


Tortellini with Salmon-Ricotta Sauce

I like to serve this with a colorful vegetable, such as a tomato salad or peas and carrots. It's equally...

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Baked Ziti with Cheese

This pasta dish, made with Alfredo sauce, is deliciously different from typical tomato-based recipes. Extra cheesy, it goes together quickly...


Spinach Cheese Enchiladas

"This tasty meatless dish is great because it's easy to prepare and low in fat," explains Carol Jackson of Eden...


Makeover Cheese-Stuffed Shells

You'll love the great flavor in these shells. Our Test Kitchen made them over without using any reduced-fat ingredients, yet...


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Homemade Ravioli

I love to bake and cook, especially Italian dishes like this homemade ravioli recipe. In fact, my idea of a...


Ricotta Pepperoni Dip

From Orange Park, Florida, Barbara Carlucci shares this warm appetizer dip that sets its flavor from an herb soup mix....


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Eggplant Rollatini

Want to learn how to cook eggplant? Here's where to start. These authentic eggplant roll-ups may take some time to...