Fresh Ricotta

Julie Prior

By
@dominicksnana

Easy and wonderful flavor!


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Rating:

Serves:

Several

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
whole milk
1 c
heavy cream
1/2 tsp
kosher salt
2 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice or distilled white vinegar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring milk, cream and salt to a boil in a medium saucepan. Remove from heat.
2
Add lemon juice; stir gently until mixture starts to curdle. Let stand 5 minutes.
3
Pour mixture into a fine-mesh sieve lined with 2 layers of cheesecloth set over a medium bowl.
4
Chill until cheese is spreadable, at least 20 minutes and up to 12 hours (the longer it strains, the thicker it will be). Cover and chill cheese up to 3 days.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy