How to make Ricotta Cheese Recipe Video

Summary

Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
FeelMethod
VegetarianMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Whole milk1⁄2 Gallon
 Buttermilk2 Cup (32 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1337 Calories from Fat 584

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 65 g99.9%

Saturated Fat 35.3 g176.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 189.2 mg

Sodium 756.9 mg31.5%

Total Carbohydrates 120 g40%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 99.5 g

Protein 79 g158.1%

Vitamin A 38.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 213.8% Iron 3.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Things You Will Need

fine wire mesh
cheesecloth
kitchen threads
bowl

Directions

MAKING
1. In a saucepan, combine milk and buttermilk.
2. Put the saucepan over medium low heat and allow it to heat up until it reaches the temperature of 105 F stirring constantly.
3. Once it reaches 105 F, stop stirring and let it heat.
4. Let it reach the temperature of 160 to 175 F, so it starts separating.
5. Once it reaches 175 to 180 F, take the pan off the heat.
6. Using a ladle, scoop out the cheese solid and put it in a double folded cheese cloth place over a sieve on a pot.

FINALIZING
7. Bring the edges of the cheese cloth together and tie it using a piece of thread.
8. Tie the bundle over the kitchen faucet or over a pot so the whey can run down, leave it to drain for 15 minutes.
9. After 15 minutes, remove the bundle, untie the threads and place the cheese in a air tight container.
10. The cheese can be kept in refrigerator for about a week.

SERVING
11. Use it as desired.

Editors Review

Easy cheesy...that's what this video is all about. A quick process to make ricotta cheese at home. It is more healthy and absolutely free from preservatives unlike the variety of ricotta cheese available in the market. Make it real quick and store it for later use in creating fine culinary delights.
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