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Homemade Ricotta

Ricotta, Homemade Ricotta


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  • 2 quarts of Whole Milk
  • 1.5 cups of Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 3 Tbsp Lemon Juice


  1. Combine the salt, milk and cream together in a pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Turn off heat and add lemon juice. Stir once around the pot and then let sit for 3-5 minutes until curds form.
  3. Pour into a strainer lined with cheesecloth to strain for at least 3 hours, or overnight. Pack in an airtight container for up to 7 days. Keep refrigerated.


Great to have on hand to quickly jazz up toasts, crostini appetizers, easy pasta dishes, and more! 


Keywords: Cheese, Ricotta, Homemade, Staple Ingredients, Easy Recipes, Pasta

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