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Ricotta Hummus Dip

Ricotta Hummus is a homemade ricotta chickpea dip flavored with garlic, lemon, parsley, spices, and chopped cranberry.  An easy fresh vegetarian appetizer!

Prep Time: 12 minutes    

Cooking Time: 0 minutes 

Serves: Party Size              

Yield: 34 ounces  



  • 1 ¼ cups Frigo® Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese, divided
  • 1 (15.5-ounce) can chickpeas or garbanzo beans, reserve liquid
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest
  • ¼ cup + extra for garnish dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup + extra for garnish olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons tahini or substitute sunflower butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice
  • ¼ cup + extra for garnish chopped parsley


Place all ingredients, except (¼ cup Frigo® Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese, half of the liquid from the canned chickpeas, and the chopped parsley) into a blender. 

Blend until creamy and smooth. When smooth, add chopped parsley and pulse to just incorporate.  Stream in remaining chickpea liquid until it reaches desired consistency. 

Spoon Ricotta Hummus Dip into a serving bowl and create a well in the center of dip.  Add the remaining ¼ cup of Frigo® Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese and drizzle a bit of olive oil over the dip. 

Garnish with dried cranberries and parsley leaves. Enjoy Ricotta Hummus Dip with chips, fresh vegetables, and/or pita.