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Ricotta Cheese


A fresh cheese that hails from Italy. The cheese is made from the whey drained off during production of other types of cheeses like mozzarella and provolone. This smooth cheese is used in lasagna and other pasta dishes. It is also served with honey as a traditional simple Italian dessert. The cheese is available made with whole milk or part whole milk and part skimmed milk
Note
The nutrition information shown is for part-skim milk ricotta.
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Substitute for ricotta cheese

Goat Cheese OR queso fresco OR cottage cheese (lower in fat) OR pot cheese (drier)

Equivalents

8 oz.   =   1 cup

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Nutrition Facts
(USDA#1037)
Serving Size
1 cup (246 grams)
Calories
339
Total Fat
19g
  Saturated Fat
12g
Cholesterol
76mg
Sodium
308mg
Potassium
308mg
Total Carbohydrates
13g
  Dietary Fiber
0g
  Sugars
1g
Protein
28g

Ingredients

Brand: Polly-O: pasteurized milk, whey, milk fat, salt, vinegar, guar gum, carrageenan, xanthan gum.

 

 

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