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Recipe: Baked Ricotta Timbales

Posted in Recipes with tags , , , , , , , , on June 7, 2009 by lickthebowlcomau

Baked Ricotta TimbalesSummer or winter, these treats are divine!  A trip to your favourite deli for some fresh ricotta and some roasted capsicums – or roast them yourself – will see these elegant timbales become a reality in no time!  Very impressive at the dinner table!

Ingredients

  • 700g ricotta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt & black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons fresh oregano, chopped
  • 2 red capsicum, roasted, skinned and seeded
  • 100g pesto (purchased is fine)

 How to make:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC.
  2. In a food processor, combine ricotta, oil, salt & pepper and oregano. Process for 20 seconds, or until well combined.
  3. Place Flexibake Pan on an oven tray.
  4. Roughly chop capsicum and divide equally between cups in Flexibake Muffin Pan (or distribute evenly over base of Round or Loaf pan).
  5. Spoon 1 teaspoon full of pesto over the capsicum, and fill with ricotta mixture 3/4 full.
  6. Smooth top of mixture so that it bakes evenly.
  7. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown and firm to the touch.
  8. Allow to cool in Flexibake Pan.
  9. Serve with salad and crusty bread.