Fresh Ricotta Cheese

4
Servings
4h
Prep Time
5m
Cook Time
4h 5m
Ready In


"Recipe source: Bon Appetit (January 2009) Makes 1 1/2 cups"

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (501.4 g)
  • Calories 306.7
  • Total Fat - 16.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 9.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 53.9 mg
  • Sodium - 1096.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 24.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.3 g
  • Sugars - 24.2 g
  • Protein - 15.8 g
  • Calcium - 566.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 5.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Line colander with 4 layers of cheesecloth and set in sink. Bring milk and salt to simmer in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Stir in lemon juice. Let simmer until curds form (only a few minutes).

Step 2

Using a slotted spoon or skimmer scoop curds from pan and transit to cheesecloth-lined colander. Let drain for 1 minute. Transfer curds to medium bowl; cover and chill until cold (3 hours).

Step 3

***can be made 2 days ahead.

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