11 Best Cheese Recipes | Easy Cheese Recipes

NDTV Food  |  Updated: December 13, 2018 15:53 IST

11 Best Cheese Recipes | Easy Cheese Recipes

Here are our 11 best cheese recipes which we think are a must try.

Cheese! Glorious cheese! Glorious cheese!

Think: Cheese atop crackers, a dreamy pizza with melted cheese, a piping hot bowl of mac n cheese, a heavenly ham and cheese sandwich, and the list goes on. Cheese is the one ingredient which is used worldwide and is loved by over half the world's population. A turophile is a person who loves cheese. It is known that some ancient Roman houses had a special kitchen called careale only for making cheese! Cheese can be made with the milk from cow, sheep, goat or buffalo. Did you know that in the 16th century, cheese was known to have been used as a currency in Denmark? The United States is in fact, the largest producer of cheese now and there are about 2000 varieties available all over the world.

We bring you our 11 favourite cheese recipes, featuring savoury tarts, fondue, pasta and more. Your taste buds are in for a treat, we promise.

1. Oreo Cookie Cheesecake

Cheese used: Cream cheese

A much-loved dessert made with crunchy oreo cookies, luscious cream cheese and melted chocolate. This cake is a sweet sweet blessing!

cheese-recipes-1Cheese Recipes- Cheesecake is a classic dessert that can disappoint just nobody, specially when cream cheese melts in the mouth!

2. Margherita Pizza

Cheese used: Mozzarella cheese

When you think of cheese, does an image of a piping hot pizza flash across your eyes? Well then, here's the recipe of the classic Margherita pizza with mozzarella cheese (famously known as the pizza cheese!) and basil leaves.


Cheese Recipes- A true Italian flag, classic margherita pizza is the favourite of one and all.

3. Watermelon, Olive and Feta Salad

Cheese used: Feta cheese

The perfect summer salad of melon, olives and feta cheese with toasted pumpkin seeds. The sweetness of watermelon is balanced well with chaat masala, lemon and soy sauce. A melange of flavours!

cheese-recipes-3Cheese Recipes- A refreshing summer salad with goodness of watermelon along with feta cheese.

4. Savory Corn Tarts

Cheese used: Cheddar cheese; Ricotta cheese

Party snacks get a healthy makeover! Go gluten free with these savory tarts made with maize flour and filled with a cheesy vegetable mix.
  cheese-recipes-4Cheese Recipes- Go gluten free with these savory maize tarts full of cheese!

5. Gratin of Potatoes with Garlic Cream

Cheese used: Gruyere cheese; Cheddar cheese; Parmesan cheese

Dig deep into layers of sliced, seasoned potatoes and three types of cheese, baked golden brown with garlic-y undertones.

cheese-recipes-5Cheese Recipes- A favourite party snack, goodness of garlic dipped deep into cheese.

6. Cheese and Pesto Eggplant

Cheese used: Parmesan or Cheddar

Eggplant laced with Parmesan cheese and baked in freshly made pesto sauce.
  cheese-recipes-6Cheese Recipes- Goodness of pesto and eggplant, baked to perfection.

7. Four Cheese Pasta

Cheese used: Swiss emmental cheese; Cheddar cheese; Parmesan cheese; Brie cheese

Cheese lovers, rejoice! Gourmet macaroni cheese with parmesan, cheddar, brie and emmental. This recipe is as cheesy as it can get. 

cheese-recipes-7Cheese Recipes- Cheese lovers, rejoice. Gourmet macaroni cheese with parmesan, cheddar, brie and emmental. This recipe is as cheesy as it can get.

8. Cheese Fondue

Cheese used: Swiss emmental cheese; Gruyere cheese

Fondue is a Swiss dish made with melted cheese. Emmenthaler and Gruyere cheese melted and drizzled with some white wine. Dip blanched vegetables like broccoli and baby corn in this hot mixture and enjoy the cheesiness in every bite.


Cheese Recipes- A Swiss dish made with melted cheese and drizzled with white wine.

9. French Onion Soup with Cheese Souffle

Cheese used: Any or mozzarella cheese

An old world classic - a broth of sweet caramelized onions topped with a cheesy souffle as light as a feather. Baked till the cheese melts and served immediately, this one's a slurp that warms your soul!


Cheese Recipes- A classic French soup, light and easy.

10. Mushroom Mac and Cheese

Cheese used: Gruyere cheese; Cheddar cheese; Parmesan cheese

The ultimate comfort food - mac and cheese, now with the goodness of mushrooms.
  cheese-recipes-10Cheese Recipes- The classic comfort food.

11. Classic Mac and Cheese

Cheese used: Cheddar cheese


The quintessential cheese recipe! Mac and cheese is the most loved, all-time meal for kids and adults alike. Quick, easy and loaded with cheese.

p8o5usqCheese Recipes- A quick and easy mac and cheese recipe in a microwave.

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