Ricotta Sformata Recipe

Ricotta Sformata Recipe

Ricotta Sformata

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 35 mins


  • 1 1/2 Cups Full Fat Ricotta
  • 1/2 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • Pinch Of Salt & Pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons Finely Chopped Basil
  • For Topping:
  • Either Use Butter & Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese Or A Dollop Of Tomato Sauce


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Mix together the ricotta, parmesan, egg, olive oil, herbs and seasonings, and beat with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Place the mixture into a non-stick baking pan, then bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
  3. Remove from the oven and let sit for 15 minutes before serving.
  4. Cut into rectangles and serve on individual plates with the topping of your choice.
  5. If using the butter and parmesan topping, lightly drizzle a little melted butter on the sformato, and then sprinkle with the grated cheese.
  6. Place under the broiler, and broil until bubbly.


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