Whipped Ricotta with Raisins and Pine Nuts

WHIPPED RICOTTA WITH RAISINS AND PINE NUTS

Today’s recipe: Whipped Ricotta with Raisins and Pine Nuts

Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: whipped ricotta with raisins and pine nuts
Author: Food Network Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp + 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 ½ tsp honey
  • kosher salt
  • 3 tbsp golden raisins
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1 (16 ounce) container whole-milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 tbsp capers, drained
  • 2 tbsp toasted pine nuts
  • chopped fresh parsley, for topping
  • toasted baguette slices, for serving

Instructions

  • Whisk 3 tablespoons water, 2 tablespoons vinegar, ½ teaspoon honey and a pinch of salt in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer and add the raisins. Cook until reduced by half, 6 to 8 minutes. Let the raisins cool in the liquid, then drain.

  • Meanwhile, whisk the remaining 1 teaspoon each vinegar and honey with the olive oil, a pinch of salt and a few grinds of pepper in a small bowl; set aside.

  • Combine the ricotta, capers, 1 teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pepper in a food processor; pulse a few times. Transfer to a bowl and drizzle with the vinaigrette. Top with the raisins, pine nuts, and parsley. Serve with baguette slices.

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