- 1 1/2 cup partly skimmed ricotta cheese
- 1/2 cup Frescolio Mono-Varietal EVOO the more peppery and fruity, the better
- 1 handful fresh basil washed and dried
- 1 clove garlic mashed
- 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1 tsp sea salt
- Place the ingredients in the bowl of a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Adjust seasoning to taste and store tightly covered in the refrigerator for up to three days.
This spread is excellent on toast; however, it would be equally delicious as a mayonnaise replacement, a dip for crudités, or spread over fresh-grilled salmon.
This recipe uses one of Frescolio's Mono-Varietal EVOO. You could also use any of the following EVOOs for a different taste: