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Ricotta Salata Recipes (PHOTOS)

This is one cheese everyone should know.
07/17/2013 08:50am ET | Updated December 6, 2017

If you're a fan of feta, we know that you'll love ricotta salata. Even though this cheese is related to the soft ricotta that makes lasagna so special, ricotta salata has an entirely different flavor. It's aged. It's firm. And it's saltier. Ricotta salata tastes a little like feta and it's just the cheese you need to elevate your recipes. And luckily, this is one of the more affordable cheeses.

Ricotta salata recipes are not very involved. Most of the time we grate or crumble the cheese as a finishing touch to crostinis and salads. But, the ricotta salata recipes below will give you an idea of how to best pair this cheese (which you should then do very often).

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Ricotta Salata Recipes