Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins
My Italian Garden by Viana La Place
- 1 lb whole milk ricotta cheese
- 1⁄2 cup chopped fresh basil
- 1⁄2 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 1⁄4 teaspoon mild green chili pepper
- salt and pepper
- olive oil
- Combine the ricotta, basil, parsley and chile in a bowl. Stir to distribute ingredients evenly. Add salt to taste.
- Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
- Remove from the refrigerator and bring to room temperature before serving.
- Transfer to a serving plate and shape into a dome.
- Drizzle with olive oil and grind black pepper over the top.
- Serve with crostini and place a cruet of olive oil and a pepper grinder on the table.