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5 from 1 vote

5-minute Ricotta Garlic Herb Dip

This garlicky, herby ricotta dip is ready in 5 minutes, and that’s a good thing. As soon as you start chopping the fresh basil leaves and start smashing the garlic cloves, you want to start dipping.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Calories: 1086kcal


  • 15 oz (400 g) ricotta cheese
  • ½ c (150 g) Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil (plus extra to drizzle)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 c fresh basil, chopped
  • ½ c fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sage, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tsp salt (to taste)


  • Mix ricotta cheese, Greek yogurt, extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper
  • Taste, add more of any of the above to your liking
  • Add garlic, basil, parsley, and sage
  • Taste, add salt and pepper if necessary
  • Mix well, drizzle some extra-virgin olive oil on top, and serve with your favorite dippers



Calories: 1086kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 61g | Fat: 84g | Sodium: 2739mg | Potassium: 904mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 5696IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 1131mg