Requeson Revuelto A La Mexicana

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Ricotta Scrambled with chiles, onions and Requeson cheese.. Requeson is a fresh, mild, curd like cheese similar to ricotta. Used in fillings and desserts. If you can't find Requeson you can substitute ricotta cheese.
Recipe By: Diana Kennedy, The Art of Mexican Cooking
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    • 4 tablespoons safflower oil
    • 1/3 cup heaped finely chopped white onion
    • 4 - 5 serrano chiles
    • 1 1/4 cups finely chopped, fresh, unpeeled tomatoes
    • 2 1/2 cups firmly packed (and well drained) Requeson (or ricotta)
    • heaped 1/2 teaspoon sea salt


Heat the oil in a frying pan, ad the onion and fry gently without browning for about 2 minutes. Add the ricotta and salt and keep stirring turning over for bout 3 minutes. Add the tomato sauce and continue cooking over medium heat, stirring almost constantly, until most dry and when turned with a spoon the mixture comes way cleanly for the surface of the pan 4-5 minutes. Serve immediately with corn tortillas.
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