Recipe of the Week | Ricotta Bake

Ravioli and Rosemary Soup | Photo Credit Randolph Graham

This is a recipe that my cousin, Sandy, sent for me to try. It is cheesy, tasty, and easy to make. It goes from prep to table in approximately 30 minutes.

This recipe makes I loved it. I think you will too.


8 ounces whole milk ricotta cheese 
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 large egg (beaten)
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup marinara sauce 
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Prepare a 9×9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

Mix ricotta cheese, Parmesan, beaten egg, seasonings together and place in prepared baking dish. Pour marinara on top and top that with the mozzarella. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes. For a complete meal, serve with a fresh garden salad and your choice of French bread or soft dinner rolls.

Randolph Graham, a recent cooking class checking the soups


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