Honey Ricotta Dip Recipe

Made with Perfect Italiano™ Ricotta



Preparation Time:

35 minutes


  • 2 cups Perfect Italiano Ricotta
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • ¼ cup honey
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Chopped Pistachios, Pomegranate seeds, Thyme leaves to serve


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Lightly grease a medium-size oven-safe baking dish with nonstick spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk the ricotta with the egg and 2 tablespoons of the olive oil to combine. Add the orange zest, honey, and salt; whisk to combine.
  3. Pour the ricotta mixture into the prepared baking dish. Top with the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil and some freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Bake until the ricotta is lightly golden on the surface and appears somewhat set when shaken, 20 to 22 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes before serving with bread and crackers on the side.
  5. Served with a drizzle of runny honey, chopped Pistachios, pomegranate seeds and thyme leaves.