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Ingredients

  • 3 large eggplants
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 4 cup shredded cheese


Method

  1. Mix the olive oil, chopped basil, garlic, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  2. Carefully slice the eggplant on it's side in a cross-hatch pattern, without cutting all the way through.
  3. Lay the eggplants inside an oven-safe baking tray.
  4. Pour the oil mixture over the eggplants, taking care to pour between the slices.
  5. Stuff the gaps in the eggplant with shredded cheese.
  6. Cook in the oven at 355°F for 45 minutes, until the flesh is cooked and the cheese totally melted.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

Top rated Healthy ricotta recipes

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Spinach and ricotta cannelloni

  • 8 lasagna sheets (the best would be cannelloni already prepared)
  • 1 - 1 1/2 cups of spinach (i used frozen here)
  • A pot of ricotta
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  • Some freshly grated parmesan
  • For the tomato sauce:
  • A box (medium) tomato puree
  • Olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tbsp ricotta
  • Basil
  • Chili pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
2.9/5 (302 Votes)

Whip the cream, add the sugar at the end and reserve in the fridge

  • 8 oz of ricotta
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 cup of whipping cream
  • 3-4 oz of candied chestnuts
  • 4 tablespoons of chestnut jam
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1 pack of meringue cookies
3.5/5 (171 Votes)

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Ruby Red fluffy ricotta cheesecake is creamy and delicate

  • Filling:
  • 1/2 can raspberry pie filling
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 600g ricotta
  • 1 brick cream cheese
  • 1 grated orange rind
  • 1/2 vanilla bean scraped
  • 200ml 10% cream (half & half)
  • Crust:
  • 1/4 cup melted crisco
  • 2 cup crushed cookies
4.2/5 (17 Votes)

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Toast the bread lightly

  • Hearty bread
  • Ricotta cheese
  • Organic honey
4/5 (10 Votes)

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Over a midium heat, cook garlic and onion until softened

  • 6 Chiken breast
  • 1 tbsp(15ml) melted butter
  • Stuffing:
  • 1-1/2 cups (375ml) fresh spinach
  • chopped
  • 2 tbsp parsley
  • chopped
  • 1 small minced garlic clove
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp (2ml) dried Basil
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) ricotta chesse
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) shredded mozarella chesse
  • 2 tbsp (25 ml) grated parmesan chesse
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1pinch of nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 pinch black peper
4/5 (5 Votes)

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