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Homeade ricotta

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I would like to start making my own ricotta but don't really want to use cream (trying to keep it healthy). What substitute would work well?

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  1. I've never even heard of making ricotta with cream. I normally use whole milk, but I'm sure that low fat would work just as well.

    1. you don't need cream. It gives it a softer creamier texture. If you are using low fat or no fat milk your curds will be dry but that's not such a bad thing depending how how you are going to use it.