Homemade Ricotta Cheese Recipe

January 3, 2013

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What You Need

1 Gallon of 2% Milk
1 tsp salt
3 tablespoons lemon juice or white vinegar

What To Do

Mix the milk, and salt in a Large Saucepan

Bring it to a rolling boil – 195 F you will have to keep stirring so the milk does not burn. Add lemon juice or vinegar and reduce heat to a simmer.

You will start seeing white chucks form on top and yellow liquid under it. This is the curds and whey.

Line a colander with cheese cloth or clean kitchen towel ( have it set over a large sauce pan) and pour mixture into it. Let it drain for 30 minutes.

Enjoy! Keep in airtight container for 1 week in the fridge or freeze it.

Homemade Ricotta Cheese
 
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Best Cheese Ever!!! Makes about 1 pound of cheese
Ingredients
  • 1 Gallon of 2% Milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice or white vinegar
Instructions
  1. Mix the milk, and salt in a Large Saucepan
  2. Bring it to a rolling boil - 195 F you will have to keep stirring so the milk does not burn. Add lemon juice or vinegar and reduce heat to a simmer.
  3. You will start seeing white chucks form on top and yellow liquid under it. This is the curds and whey.
  4. Line a colander with cheese cloth or clean kitchen towel ( have it set over a large sauce pan) and pour mixture into it. Let it drain for 30 minutes.
  5. Enjoy! Keep in airtight container for 1 week in the fridge or freeze it.

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