Baked Ricotta with Fresh Herbs

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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds whole-milk ricotta (4 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh thyme
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh rosemary
  • 10 cloves garlic, minced
  • zest of two lemons
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Herbs de Provence
  • olive oil, for greasing the dish and also for drizzling over the cheese before baking
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Drain ricotta.
  3. Place in soufflé bowl that has been greased with olive oil.
  4. Add fresh herbs to ricotta and mix. Incorporate garlic and lemon zest.
  5. Add salt, pepper, Herbs de Provence and mix well.
  6. Add eggs and combine thoroughly.
  7. Bake for 1 hour and 5 minutes.
  8. Let cool for 7-10 minutes before serving.
  9. Serve with baguette slices

Enjoy!

Until next time, Kris