1 pound absolute best-quality ricotta (the caliber of this single ingredient will make or break your dip)
1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed or grated (you can use dried garlic powder)
1 tbsp snipped fresh chives
2 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley
1 tbsp finely chopped fresh mint
1 lemon, both the grated zest and a good squeeze of lemon (slowly add for taste)
3 tbsp olive oil
Pinch of Sea Salt
Mash all of the ingredients together. Taste and adjust the seasonings accordingly. Cover and refrigerate for up to a a couple hours (but no more) to allow the flavors to meld.
Samples for dippers:
Try it on bread!