Oven Baked Ricotta
Got people coming around and you want to serve something decadent that is easy to make? Try our Oven Baked Ricotta – a hot dip suitable for all times of the year. Serve with water crackers or Jatz or even slices of freshly chopped carrot or celery.
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
Line a baking tray with baking paper.
Tip the ricotta basket onto the baking paper so it resembles a 'dome'.
Scatter the grape tomatoes and freshly torn herbs over the top of the ricotta and drizzle with the olive oil. Season to taste.
Bake for 30 - 40 minutes or until the ricotta starts to go golden and the tomatoes are shrivelled.
Recipe Hints and Tips:
- Oven Baked Ricotta is not suitable for freezing.
- For a Mexican variation on the Oven Baked Ricotta, sprinkle Taco Seasoning over the top before adding the herbs and olive oil.
- Ricotta Baskets are available at the deli at most supermarkets. Just ask at your deli.
- Oven Baked Ricotta is best eaten fresh.