Easy and Delicious Homemade Ricotta Cheese
Ingredients40 m servings 158 cals
- Pour milk into a saucepan set over medium heat. Heat milk until it registers 194 degrees F (90 degrees C) on an instant-read thermometer, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
- Stir lemon juice and salt slowly into warmed milk. Let stand until milk curdles, 10 to 15 minutes.
- Line a fine-mesh strainer with cheesecloth and place it over a large bowl. Pour milk mixture carefully into the lined strainer. Let stand until most of the liquid has drained off the ricotta, about 15 minutes. Discard drained liquid.
Per Serving: 158 calories; 8.4 g fat; 12.6 g carbohydrates; 8.4 g protein; 26 mg cholesterol; 394 mg sodium. Full nutrition
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Such a simple, basic recipe. No need for the added fat of heavy cream some recipes call for. Resist the urge to turn the heat up. And when you are done, don't throw the whey away. There are lots...