Almond Ricotta

Almond Ricotta

Creamy, fluffy almond ricotta. Perfect for sweet or savory vegan recipes. This vegan cheese texture is spreadable, light and moist.

Gather Ingredients for Almond Ricotta

The first ingredient you’ll work with for this almond ricotta recipe is slivered almonds. Take the slivered almonds out and allow them to soak, covering them with boiling hot water for at least 30 minutes. Preferably longer, around 2 -3 hours.

Soak Almonds for Vegan Cheese Recipe

Once almonds have had time to soak you’ll continue to gather remaining ingredients to make the almond ricotta. Here are the remaining ingredients you will need for this vegan ricotta recipe:

  • Lemon
  • Garlic
  • Salt
  • Coconut Milk
Gather Ingredients for Almond Ricotta

Blend the Vegan Cheese Mixture

Now it’s time to add all the ingredients to your food processor. Pulse the ingredients together in the food processor until the almond ricotta is blended and chunky but not smooth. In order to get a texture similar to true ricotta do not blend the mixture until smooth.

Add ingredients to food processor
Pulse ingredients until you get a similar ricotta texture

Serving Suggestions for Almond Ricotta:

  • Vegan Lasagna
  • Zucchini Tator Tot Casserole
  • Vegan Charcuterie Board
  • & more!

Almond Ricotta Recipe

Almond Ricotta

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Recipe by Sagen Jackson Difficulty: Easy

Creamy, fluffy almond ricotta. Perfect for sweet or savory vegan recipes. This vegan cheese texture is spreadable, light and moist.


  • 1 cup hot water

  • 1 cup slivered almonds

  • 1/2 lemon, juiced

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 cup coconut milk


  • Soak almonds in hot water for 30 – 60 minutes.
  • Add soaked almonds and remaining ingredients to food processor and pulse until mixture just becomes crumbly. You do not want to fully blend this vegan cheese mixture.
  • Once mixture is crumbly and is just mixed it is ready to serve. Store tightly sealed in the refrigerator.

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What do you do with ricotta cheese?

A few serving suggestions include: vegan lasagna, zucchini tator tot casserole, vegan charcuterie board and more!

How long will this almond ricotta last in the fridge?

Please keep stored in the refrigerator, sealed for up to 5 days.

Can you freeze ricotta?

Yes, you can freeze this almond ricotta cheese. Please note, however, the texture will be slightly changed and it is recommended to only use for cooked dishes moving forward.

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