Hot Honey Whipped Ricotta

The easiest 5 minute appetizer!  I have been on such a sweet and spicy kick, and this hit the spot. This whipped ricotta dip is so creamy & tasty. And of course easy to make – it’s great for entertaining! You have so many options for what to dip in it, too – the possibilities are endless. 

What You Will Need For This Recipe


Hot honey 

Olive oil 

Red pepper flakes 

Fresh parsley 

Lemon zest 

Salt & pepper to taste 

What to Pair With This Dip 

This dip pairs well with a variety of things. I personally like to toast bread and drizzle it with a little olive oil then dip it in this whipped ricotta dip. You could also try: 

Pita chips 

Fresh vegetables 


Let me know what you end up using!

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Gluten free & vegan bang bang cauliflower made in the air fryer! This cauliflower is the perfect easy side dish or appetizer. Quick, easy, and delicious. Made with vegan mayo, sriracha, and lots of spices to give the cauliflower the perfect flavor. Pair with rice or eat before your meal.

Brussels Sprouts Salad with Bacon & Apples

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Hot Honey Brussels Sprouts

These hot honey brussels sprouts are the best side dish to compliment any meal. They aren’t too spicy but pack enough punch to add a little flavor to a meal. You only need 5 ingredients to make these! I love making them to eat on their own or to pair with grilled chicken, salmon, etc.

Hot Honey Pecan Baked Brie

This easy hot honey pecan baked brie is a great appetizer! It pairs well with pita chips and will be the hit of the party. Seriously, you must add this to a charcuterie board. The hot honey is a little spicy but not too spicy. You can use regular honey if you aren’t into the spice though! It’s a fun way to elevate your cheese board or appetizer game.

Hot Honey Whipped Ricotta

The easiest 5 minute appetizer.  This whipped ricotta dip is so creamy & tasty. And of course easy to make. 

Prep Time
5 Minutes


1 cup ricotta 

1 tbsp hot honey 

1 tbsp olive oil 

1/2 tsp red pepper flakes 

1 tsp fresh parsley 

1/2 tsp lemon zest 

Salt & pepper to taste


Place the ricotta in a food processor. Purée for 2 minutes or until it’s smooth. Place the whipped ricotta in a serving bowl or spread on a plate.

In a separate bowl, stir together the parsley, lemon zest, olive oil & honey.

Pour the herb and honey mixture on top of the whipped ricotta.

Top with salt & pepper to taste.

Serve with grilled baguette slices, crackers, or vegetables.