Savoury baked ricotta

Creamy, delicious and easy to make, this savoury delight is perfect as a base for breakfast or lunch or as a side dish at dinner.
Minutes preparation and cooking
Servings (as a side dish)
Degree of difficulty

Savoury baked ricotta


olive oil, to grease
500g fresh ricotta
2 eggs, whisked
½ cup fresh chives, chopped
2 spring onions, finely sliced
1 bunch thyme, stalks removed
1 tsp chilli flakes
1 tsp pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease two 1-cup capacity ramekins.
  2. Combine ricotta, eggs, chives, spring onions, thyme, chilli and pepper in a bowl and combine well. Spoon into shallow pie dish.
  3. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until golden and set. Set aside for a further 30 minutes to cool.

Tip: Serve with roasted tomatoes and torn basil or spinach and smoked salmon for a delicious breakfast or light lunch.

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