Light and fluffy creamy vegan whipped ricotta dip with garlic tomatoes is easy to make and takes just 10 minutes, with a few fresh ingredients including fresh basil, olive oil, garlic, and tomatoes. It makes a great appetizer for the holidays or Christmas dinner!
Normally a ricotta dip recipe uses dairy ricotta cheese, but this homemade vegan version uses firm tofu. The tofu makes it high in protein and is a great creamy substitute for the cheese.
Ingredient’s You’ll Need for this Vegan Whipped ricotta recipe:
- Firm tofu
- Olive oil
- Lemon juice
- Nutritional yeast
- Fresh basil or other fresh herbs
- Cherry tomatoes
- Baguette slices, crostini, pita chips, or crackers for serving
Instructions to make Vegan Whipped Ricotta Dip:
Toast your baguette or bread that you want to use for dipping. Add the ricotta dip ingredients to your food processor for whipping and blend on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Sear the tomatoes and garlic in some olive oil. Whisk and spread the ricotta mixture into a medium bowl or serving bowl, add the tomatoes and basil, drizzle with extra virgin olive oil for taste and enjoy!
Other options for flavor include:
- Vegan honey
- black pepper
- extra lemon zest (a personal favorite)
- or everything bagel seasoning!
Frequently Asked Questions:
How do I store the leftover dip?
You can store the dip in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Can I make it ahead of time?
You can make the ricotta mixture the night before and stored it in an airtight container in the fridge. Then, when ready to serve, fry the tomatoes and toast the bread.
How long does this Vegan Whipped Ricotta take to make?
Prep time takes approximately 5 minutes and total time about 10 minutes!
What is this nutrition information for whipped vegan ricotta dip?
I recommend using MyFitnessPas for accurate information regarding calories, carbohydrates, vitamin, sodium, calcium and potassium.
Where can I find more recipes like vegan whipped ricotta dip?
Try this Cheesy Baked hummus dip or this sticky date hot maple whipped feta dip for your upcoming holiday events and parties! And don’t forget to follow us at @gregsvegangourmet & @itslivb on instagram, Pinterest, Facebook and TikTok for daily gourmet vegan comfort food recipes!