Remember when the only thing we knew to do with a tub of this tangy cheese was to cook up a batch of lasagna? Times have changed. Todayâ€™s nuanced, artisanal versions of ricotta lend a delicate flair to everything from potato salad to homemade ice cream.
Smear leftover part-skim ricotta on bread for a tasty summer sandwich. Nectarines, plums, and cherries also work in this combo.
Top shaved summer squash with fresh ricotta for a healthy summer dish.
Serve this rich, zesty combo as a warm salad or over pasta for an even heartier dish.