Parmesan Ricotta Dip Recipe

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I was in for a big surprise in the kitchen when I married my Italian husband. He grew up cooking with his grandfather and food is very important to his family. Although he doesn’t do it often, spending all day in the kitchen making sauce from tomatoes is a favorite family activity. He doesn’t follow recipes; every Italian dish he’s made in our home has been from memories of cooking with his grandfather making it impossible for me to ever replicate on my own. He’s extremely picky and we rarely dine out at Italian restaurants because every dish is compared to the homemade meals he grew up with. I don’t blame him – my favorite story about his grandfather is him bringing his own sauce to restaurants when they dined out. While making tortillas with my grandmother is how I grew up in the kitchen, I have absolutely no experience to be proud of cooking Italian meals. Enter Bertolli®. The Bertolli Chicken Parmigiana & Penne paired with an easy parmesan ricotta dip is the perfect meal that even my very particular Italian husband loves. Bonus, during the month of February at all Kroger banner stores, Bertolli Meals for Two will be the lowest price of the year. I stopped by my local Fry’s Grocery and picked up everything I needed to make a tasty Italian dinner this week.

parmesan ricotta dip on bread

Bertolli Frozen meals create more than just dinner, they create memories and moments together. Moments created by not spending hours in the kitchen preparing dinner are my favorite because let’s be honest here, I simply don’t have time to do that often.

Parmesan Ricotta Dip Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 4 C ricotta cheese
  • 1 C parmesan cheese
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 C Italian bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp garlic powder

parmesan ricotta dip recipe ingredients

Combine all ingredients in a mixer.

parmesan ricotta dip mixer

Dip will be thick but all ingredients should be completely mixed together.

parmesan ricotta dip mixed

Bake the parmesan ricotta dip for 25 minutes in oven preheated to 375°. While dip is baking, prepare Bertolli Chicken Parmigiana & Penne. The one skillet meal is easy to make. Simply heat the frozen meal on your stovetop. 

Bertolli chicken parmigiana and penne

The parmesan ricotta dip will be browned and bubbly. Allow to cool before serving.

baked parmesan ricotta dip

Chicken parmigiana & penne, fresh bread and warm parmesan ricotta dip – dinner is served!

parmesan ricotta dip and bertolli

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Bertolli brings excitement to everyday meals for your family without spending the entire day preparing dinner!

parmesan ricotta dip on bread dinner

I purchased everything I needed for our Italian dinner at Fry’s, my favorite Kroger banner store. Bertolli meals are in the freezer aisle but be sure to pick up fresh bread for your parmesan ricotta dip too!

Bertolli at Kroger

This easy five ingredient parmesan ricotta dip is a favorite in our home. What do prepare with your favorite Bertolli pasta dish?

easy 5 ingredient parmesan ricotta dip

 

Parmesan Ricotta Dip
An incredibly easy five ingredient parmesan ricotta dip for bread and veggies at your next Italian meal.
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Ingredients
  1. 4 C ricotta cheese
  2. 1 C parmesan cheese
  3. 8 oz cream cheese
  4. 1 C Italian bread crumbs
  5. 1 tsp garlic powder
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a mixer. Dip will be thick but all ingredients should be completely mixed together.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes in oven preheated to 375°.
  4. The dip will be browned and bubbly. Allow to cool before serving.
Notes
  1. Serve warm with fresh Italian bread and veggies.
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Comments

  1. 3

    Debra says

    Oh my goodness Ricotta is absolutely one of my favorite things to eat. I think I would so love this! Next time we have Italian I am making this.

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    nmetolen75 says

    That looks insanely delicious. I am all about the cheesy goodness, I’d probably eat the whole bowl myself! I’m imagining warm, crusty bread dipped into it right now. YUM!!

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    Jennifer Marx (JenuineMom) says

    I love pretty much anything with ricotta, and this dip looks a-MAZING. I’m saving this recipe for later. Thanks!

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    rojielyn says

    it is mouthwatering. It looks delicious and creamy! Thank you for the recipe. I want to make one for my visitors next week.

  5. 29

    Amber says

    oh my goodness, this looks really good! We love doing tapas, snacks and dinner with friends! I’ll have to add this to the menu one of these nights!

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    toughcookiemommy says

    I love the ingredients in this dip. Since I’m a huge cheese head anyway, the flavors of this dip are right up my alley.