Homemade ricotta cheese

Recipe Difficulty
Recipe Preparation Time
10 mins
Recipe Cooking Time
20 mins
Recipe Servings
16 cups
a2 Milk™ 3.25% whole milk
1 ¼ tsp.
Kosher salt
¼ Cup
Distilled white vinegar
2 Tbsp.
Fresh lemon juice
  1. Line a colander with a very thin kitchen towel (i.e. flour sack towel) or folded cheesecloth and place it over a mixing bowl.
  2. Pour the milk into a large stock pot over medium heat. Stirring frequently, bring the milk to 180 degrees. Reduce the heat to low.
  3. Add the salt, vinegar, and lemon juice. Stirring, cook for 1-2 minutes until the mixture forms small curdles throughout.
  4. Ladle the curdled mixture into the line colander and allow the liquid to drain off into the bowl.
  5. Collect the solids in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to two weeks.
Serving Size 62g
Total Carbohydrate
Total Fat

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