Knowing how to make your own ricotta cheese from 2% lowfat milk saves a trip to the grocery store! It also is free from stabilizers like guar gum, xanthan gum, and locust bean gum.

½ gallon 2% milk

⅓ cup lemon juice



Heat milk to 200F slowly over medium heat

Remove from heat. Add ⅓ cup lemon juice. Stir (it will start to curdle). Strain through a cheesecloth for at least 10 minutes.

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