Lemon Zest Ricotta Dip

(Last Updated On: May 16, 2022)

Lemon Zest Ricotta Dip
Prep: 15 minutes
Total Prep: 15 minutes
Servings: 8-10 servings


15-16 oz. container ricotta cheese (any brand)
¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tablespoon honey
2-3 lemons
Zest of one lemon
salt to taste


Zest lemon into a small bowl. Set aside. Do not discard lemon. 

Cut 2 lemons in half for juicing.

Over small bowl, grab a lemon half and squeeze juice over your free hand to catch the seeds. Do this until you have 1/4 cup of lemon juice. 

In a large bowl, add Ricotta cheese, lemon juice, honey and salt. Blend until light and smooth. You can either use a food processor or by hand. Fold in the lemon zest.

Chill for 1 hour.

Serve as a spread over crackers or baguette bread. Or, us it as a dip for veggies. 

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