Baked Ricotta Cheese Dip Recipe – Made With Garlic And Lemons

Mouthwatering and divine! This baked ricotta cheese dip recipe is the perfect dish to serve to guests when they are looking for something hot and cheesy to eat with fresh bread.

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Baked Ricotta Cheese Dip Recipe – Made With Garlic And Lemons

I love to look for simple appetizer options to make for guests and this family tradition is one that I turn to time and time again. With just a few ingredients and around 30 minutes, this cheesy masterpiece will have your friends begging for the recipe.

Baked Cheese Dip Ingredients

  • 1 cup ricotta
  • 2 tablespoons of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella – divided
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese – divided
  • 1/2 lemon squeezed
  • 1 tablespoon of onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste
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How To Make Baked Ricotta Cheese Dip

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Preheat your oven 400 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine ricotta, 1/2 cup of mozzarella, 1/2 cup of Parmesan, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and seasoning together.

Place the mixture into your baking dish. Take the remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese and sprinkle on the top. Cook for 15 minutes. For the remaining 5 minutes, set your oven to broil and keep an eye on it!

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The broiling portion will make the cheese top brown and crisp it right up! But again, please make sure you are checking it often. I say five minutes – but sometimes I pull it out after three if it looks good to me.

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Serve with sliced pieces of baguette bread, crackers, or whatever you’d like.

What Else Can I Add To This Dip?

If you’d like, you could also add some fresh rosemary to this ricotta cheese dip. It would pair nicely with the other flavor profiles that already exist. Since I usually make this with whatever I have on hand, I don’t always have fresh rosemary around. HOWEVER, if you are going food shopping, consider picking up a bunch.

If you wanted to saute some onions and then stir them into the mix before baking, that would also work. I would just be sure to cook the onions beforehand to make sure that they have enough time to soften.

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baked cheese dip

Baked Ricotta Dip Recipe

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Mouthwatering and divine! This baked ricotta cheese dip recipe is the perfect dish to serve to guests when they are looking for something hot and cheesy to eat with fresh bread.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ricotta
  • 2 tablespoons of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella - divided
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese - divided
  • 1/2 lemon squeezed
  • 1 tablespoon of onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven 400 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine ricotta, 1/2 cup of mozzarella, 1/2 cup of Parmesan, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and seasoning together.
  2. Place the mixture into your baking dish. Take the remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese and sprinkle on the top. Cook for 15 minutes. For the remaining 5 minutes, set your oven to broil and keep an eye on it!
  3. The broiling portion will make the cheese top brown and crisp it right up! But again, please make sure you are checking it often. I say five minutes - but sometimes I pull it out after three if it looks good to me.
  4. Serve with sliced pieces of baguette bread, crackers, or whatever you'd like.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 164Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 360mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 10g

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