Fresh Ricotta

1
Julie Prior

By
@dominicksnana

Easy and wonderful flavor!

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
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

How to Make Fresh Ricotta

Step-by-Step

  • 1Bring milk, cream and salt to a boil in a medium saucepan. Remove from heat.
  • 2Add lemon juice; stir gently until mixture starts to curdle. Let stand 5 minutes.
  • 3Pour mixture into a fine-mesh sieve lined with 2 layers of cheesecloth set over a medium bowl.
  • 4Chill 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.

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About Fresh Ricotta

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