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Ricotta cheese baked in a white ramekin topped with pasta sauce on a white table with a red napkin.
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Single Serve Baked Ricotta

Baked ricotta is a good source of protein and the perfect texture to eat during the pureed stage after weight loss surgery.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 5
Calories: 144kcal
Author: Jennifer Pullman


  • Olive Oil Spray
  • 15- ounce Part-skim ricotta
  • cup parmesan cheese
  • teaspoon basil
  • teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch of Salt and pepper
  • Optional top with marinara sauce smooth, not chunky


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Spray 5 ramekins with olive oil and place on a baking sheet.
  • In a medium bowl combine ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese, basil, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Stir ricotta mixture to fully combine.
  • Place ¼-1/2 cup of the ricotta mixture into the prepared ramekins.
  • Top with 1 tablespoon of smooth marinara sauce.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Serve warm.


Serving: 0.33cup | Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 106mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 379IU | Calcium: 310mg | Iron: 1mg