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Tag: Vegan Recipes Using Ricotta

  • Lemon Puffs with Almond Ricotta

    Lemon Puffs with Almond Ricotta

    This is an easy vegan recipe for lemon puffs with homemade almond ricotta, garlic and store bought pastry. They’re refreshing, light and savory, and work well as an appetizer or snack. And while they look a bit fancy, that’s just the power of microgreens (they make everything look fancy). These babies are super simple to…

  • Vegan Stuffed Shells with Tofu Ricotta, Spinach and Fennel

    Vegan Stuffed Shells with Tofu Ricotta, Spinach and Fennel

    This is an easy, baked vegan stuffed shells recipe with tofu ricotta, spinach and fennel bulb. It’s garlicky, savory and totally nut free (no cashews, no almonds). And best of all, they are super delicious and easy to make. It makes 24 jumbo shells or ~4-6 servings. A few things… This recipe for vegan stuffed…

  • Vegan Baked Pasta with Tofu Ricotta and Eggplant

    Vegan Baked Pasta with Tofu Ricotta and Eggplant

    This Italian-inspired recipe for vegan baked pasta with tofu ricotta and eggplant is easy to make and a substantial meal. It’s filling and hearty. You don’t wonder later whether you ate dinner or not. You’ll know you did! And hopefully, it was a hit 😊 Think of this baked vegan Italian eggplant dish as a…

  • Italian White Bean Burgers

    Italian White Bean Burgers

    Inspired by Italian flavors, this is a delicious vegan recipe for homemade white bean burgers with almond ricotta, savory onions and garlic, and dried basil and parsley. And they stay together! These burgers are pretty easy to flip, and aren’t too messy to eat. This recipe makes 3 large or 4 medium burgers. You’ll need…

  • Vegan Tortellini with Almond Ricotta

    Vegan Tortellini with Almond Ricotta

    This vegan tortellini recipe uses store bought vegan wonton wrappers, almond ricotta, and a few staple items, like fresh parsley and garlic powder. While this recipe includes directions for a simple garlic butter and grape tomato sauce, you can also dress your tortellini in marinara sauce, pesto sauce or the sauce of your choice. This…

  • Vegan Calzones with Zucchini and Tofu Ricotta

    Vegan Calzones with Zucchini and Tofu Ricotta

    Calzones… delicious, hot pizza pockets from Italy. Even though they take a bit of time to make, this recipe for vegan calzones with zucchini and tofu ricotta is easy to execute, hearty, and oh so tasty. I love to serve them with some marinara or pizza sauce on top. Total yum! For this vegan calzones…

  • Sicilian Eggplant Crostini

    Sicilian Eggplant Crostini

    Fancy appetizer, delicious snack, light lunch, hearty side. However you look at it, this vegan eggplant crostini recipe with crushed red pepper, green olives, and fresh tomato… it’s really something. A few bites, and it’s on to the next one. This vegan eggplant crostini tastes amazing straight out of the oven or after several hours…

  • Vegan Creamy Polenta with Roasted Vegetables

    Vegan Creamy Polenta with Roasted Vegetables

    Sometimes, I think I should have called this blog, “The Hearty Vegan Kitchen”. It’s probably taken already, but I want to think it rings true for nearly all the recipes that can be found here. And this recipe for creamy vegan polenta made with silken tofu and served with roasted vegetables is no exception. Plus,…

  • Mushroom Farro Burger

    Mushroom Farro Burger

    Many vegans, plant based folks, vegetarians, and the culinary adventurous enjoy a good old fashioned mushroom veggie burger. I have had my fair share over the years. Some incredibly tasty. Some more or less forgettable. This vegan mushroom farro burger recipe with tarragon, white beans, eggplant and more hits the mark! I thought for a…

  • Zesty Pesto and Artichoke Ricotta Vegan Lasagna

    Zesty Pesto and Artichoke Ricotta Vegan Lasagna

    Having experimented with vegan artichoke ricotta for the recipe for Carrot Artichoke Tortellini, I decided it might be worthwhile to whip up a summer lasagna that incorporated it, as well. As such, this is a recipe for vegan lasagna without tofu and without cashews. Garden tomatoes, fresh basil, and a tasty, zesty pesto.  The pesto’s…

  • Vegan Pizza with Wild Mushrooms, Fennel and Almond Ricotta

    Vegan Pizza with Wild Mushrooms, Fennel and Almond Ricotta

    Wild mushrooms, fennel, fresh basil, heirloom tomatoes and almond ricotta make for one fancy, delicious vegan pizza recipe.  Using the freshest produce you can find makes a big difference in the flavor.  Heirloom tomatoes are unreal in this recipe, and no doubt, just because they are heirloom tomatoes.  And it’s a hearty pizza.  Seriously delizioso!…

  • Savory Turnovers with Swiss Chard, Potatoes and Chickpeas

    Savory Turnovers with Swiss Chard, Potatoes and Chickpeas

    Blitva is a traditional Croatian side dish that stars Swiss chard, potatoes and a lot of garlic. Inspired by this dish, I created a savory vegan puff pastry turnover recipe with potatoes, Swiss chard, garlic and chickpeas. Whether you enjoy these turnovers as a snack or a meal, they are easy to execute, absolutely delicious…