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Preparation, Uses, & Tips

Ricotta is used in pasta dishes with fettuccine or tortellini, in dumplings, and as stuffing for ravioli or eggplant. As a dessert cheese, it can be baked in pastry, used to create molded cream desserts, or served lightly sweetened with fruit.

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