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3-ingredient homemade ricotta cheese. how to use ricotta cheese

Homemade Ricotta Cheese


  • Author: Alpha Foodie
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 1-2 Cups ricotta cheese 1x

Description

With only 3 ingredients and half an hour of your time, you can whip up homemade ricotta cheese that is creamy, tangy and absolutely delicious! 


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Ingredients

3-ingredient homemade ricotta cheese. how to use ricotta cheese

  • 2 litres fresh full-fat milk (unpasteurised)
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Mix milk & salt and heat up until it’s about to boil (approx. 80°C). Stir occasionally so it doesn’t burn.
  2. Switch off the heat and add the lemon juice. Let it rest for about 10 minutes to allow the curd to separate from the whey.
  3. Pour the curd into a strainer with a cheese cloth on top. Let it rest again for about 15 minutes.
  4. Squeeze out any remaining liquid.
  5. Best consumed immediately or you can store in the fridge for up to 3-4 days.

Notes

Note * If using a cheesecloth with lots of holes then double , or even , triple layer it or you may lose some cheese too wehn draining it. 

  • Category: DIY
  • Cuisine: Cheese

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