Basic Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Basic Homemade Ricotta Cheese I love ricotta cheese, and as an Italian, I use it pretty much for everything. Try this quick and easy recipe to make delicious homemade ricotta cheese with only 4 simple ingredients, and in less than 20 minutes!


Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 5 mins

    COOK : 7 mins

    TOTAL : 5 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 cups

Instructions Checklist
  • Place milk, cream, and vinegar in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil; simmer until curds form, about 2 minutes. Stir in salt and pour mixture through a cheesecloth over a bowl. Let it sit between 5 to 15 minutes, depending on how thick you want your ricotta to be.


Per Serving: 359 calories; protein 14.4g; carbohydrates 20.1g; fat 24.9g; cholesterol 83.5mg; sodium 472.8mg.