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Ricotta omelette, a simple second course in a pan or in the oven

cottage cheese omelette

Simple and quick to prepare, ricotta omelette is a light and tasty second course that can be cooked both in a pan and in the oven.

There are so many ways in which eggs can be brought to the table. The simplest is to prepare an omelette, one of those dinner savers that everyone agrees on , especially if served in a sandwich or enriched with other ingredients. For an even softer and lighter result, we recommend the ricotta omelette, excellent both in the pan and in the oven.

The preparation is really simple because just add this cheese to the beaten eggs and then proceed with cooking. However, you will get a completely different recipe, the consistency of which will be similar to that of a cloud. Let's see all the steps together.

cottage cheese omelette
cottage cheese omelette

How to prepare ricotta omelette recipe

  1. First break the eggs into a bowl, add a pinch of salt and the milk and beat quickly.
  2. Then add the ricotta choosing a fresh and quality one and mix well until it is blended.
  3. To prepare the ricotta omelette in a pan, oil a 24 cm diameter one and pour the mixture. Cook for 15 minutes with the lid on over medium-low heat then, using a plate, turn it over and continue cooking on the other side for a few minutes. Serve it hot.

The procedure for cooking the ricotta omelette in the oven is similar. Pour the mixture into a 24 cm diameter pan lined with wet and squeezed parchment paper and cook at 180°C for 30 minutes . In short, the recipe is very similar to that of the traditionalbaked omelette .

If you wish, you can flavor the ricotta omelette with a bunch of parsley or a few strands of chives chopped with a knife.


The omelette will keep in the refrigerator for a couple of days . You can enjoy it at room temperature or after heating it for a few minutes in a pan.

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