Topping Encyclopedia: Ricotta on Pizza

In this article, we discuss if Ricotta belongs on Pizza. Spoiler: of course it does! There’s no cheese quite like Ricotta, and I’ll explain why below.

Ricotta on Pizza

As a cheese, Ricotta is a fairly common pizza topping.

Ricotta This cheese just makes a great addition to just about any type of pizza you could imagine.

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Did you know these Pizza facts?

This doesn’t have anything to do with Ricotta on pizza, however here are three random pizza facts for you to sound like an expert;

Pizza fact 1: October is National Pizza Month in the U.S.

Pizza fact 2: Eggs are a common pizza topping in Australia

Pizza fact 3: 93% of Americans have at least one slice of pizza per month

Bonus Pizza Fact: We have lots of pizza articles on our website.

…which of these pizza facts did you already know?

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Ricotta goes on Pizza with…

I’m a big believer in trying many combinations of pizza toppings, until you find the ones that suit you the best. However, to help you navigate the multitude of pizza styles and toppings, try these;

Ricotta and Ham

Tomato and Ricotta

Ricotta and Spinach

Don’t stop at those though, keep trying various combinations and amounts. I prefer 3-6 toppings; any more, and my pizza is too heavy and no topping stands out very well. That’s just my personal taste though.

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Does Ricotta belong on Pizza?

Haven’t you being paying attention? Absolutely, it does!

And if you really won’t try Ricotta on pizza, there are many other cheeses to try on your pizzas as well.

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Try Ricotta on your next pizza!

What works for me may not work for you. Finding your favourite toppings is a trial and error process, which for me, is still going, decades after making my first ever pizza.

Go on, next pizza you have, try some Ricotta on it. Even perhaps some Spinach?