Savoury baked ricotta

Last updated: 15 December 2020
Preparation: 5 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Servings: 2 servings as a side dish
Dietary: Vegetarian

Ingredients

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

Method

  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.