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Friggitelli recipe stuffed with buffalo ricotta

Stuffed friggitelli: an explosion of summer flavour

Friggitelli stuffed with buffalo ricotta are an irresistible summer dish that combines the delicacy and sweetness of sweet chillies with the creaminess and freshness of buffalo ricotta.

This vegetarian recipe is perfect for those who want to enjoy a light appetizer, but full of flavor. In this article, we'll explore the quality of buffalo ricotta, discover some delicious summer recipes using it, and provide a step-by-step recipe for stuffed friggitelli.

The quality of buffalo ricotta

Buffalo ricotta is a fresh, soft and creamy cheese, produced using buffalo whey. The quality of products created with buffalo milk depends on the origin of the buffalo milk and the production methods used.

Remember that in all recipes it is advisable to use high quality buffalo ricotta. For this recipe, search online for fresh ricotta, made with milk from buffaloes raised in Italy.

High-quality buffalo ricotta has a silky texture and delicate sweetness. When you taste it, you will be able to appreciate its freshness and creaminess, which blends perfectly with the sweet friggitelli.

Summer recipes with buffalo ricotta

Buffalo ricotta is a versatile ingredient that lends itself to many delicious summer recipes. In addition to stuffed friggitelli, you can use it to prepare fresh salads, cold pasta, bruschetta and much more.

Its creaminess and delicate sweetness go well with summer ingredients, such as tomatoes, basil, olives and seasonal vegetables.

A popular recipe is bruschetta with mozzarella or buffalo ricotta and cherry tomatoes. Just toast some slices of bread, generously spread the buffalo ricotta or put a nice slice of mozzarella and add some cherry tomatoes cut in half.

Complete with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, a sprinkling of salt and pepper, and fresh basil. This bruschetta is a simple but tasty appetizer that will capture the essence of summer.

Recipe for friggitelli stuffed with buffalo ricotta


  • 500 g of friggitelli (sweet chillies)
  • 250 g of buffalo ricotta
  • 50 g of breadcrumbs
  • 50 g grated cheese (e.g. Parmigiano Reggiano or Pecorino Romano)
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and Pepper To Taste
  • Extra virgin olive oil for cooking

Stuffed friggitelli procedure

Start by preparing the friggitelli. Wash them carefully under running water and dry them with a cloth. Cut the top of the friggitelli and carefully remove the seeds and internal filaments.

In a bowl, mix the buffalo ricotta, breadcrumbs, grated cheese, chopped garlic and parsley. Add salt and pepper to taste and mix well until smooth.

Take a small amount of the ricotta mixture and fill each fryer, being careful not to break them. Heat a non-stick pan with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil over medium heat.

Place the stuffed friggitelli in the pan and cook them for about 5-7 minutes per side, turning them gently, until they are golden and soft.

Alternatively, cook the friggitelli in a preheated fan oven at 180° for about 15-20 minutes. Once cooked, transfer the stuffed friggitelli to a serving plate and let them cool slightly.

You can serve the friggitelli stuffed with buffalo ricotta as an appetizer or summer side dish. They are delicious both hot and at room temperature.

Summer recipes with ricotta: explosive taste

Friggitelli stuffed with buffalo ricotta are an explosion of summer flavours. The sweetness of sweet chillies combines perfectly with the creaminess and freshness of buffalo ricotta. The crunchy texture of the friggitelli combines with the creamy filling, creating a contrast of textures that makes every bite a unique tasting experience.

Prepare this simple and tasty recipe for a light summer lunch or dinner, or surprise your guests with an inviting and refined appetizer. Friggitelli stuffed with buffalo ricotta are an excellent option to make the most of seasonal products and delight the palate with a fresh and tasty dish. Enjoy your meal!