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Ricotta cheese

What is ricotta cheese? About the ingredient ricotta cheese. Including 542 recipes with ricotta cheese, nutrition data, photos, and where to find it.


measuring cup full of ricotta cheese


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup (246g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 428Calories from Fat 287
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 31.9g 49%
Saturated Fat 20.4g 102%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 125mg 42%
Sodium 206mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 7.5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0.7
Protein 27.7g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 51% Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Ricotta cheese is usually found in the cheeses section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Ricotta cheese is a member of the Dairy and Egg Products USDA nutritional food group.

How much does ricotta cheese weigh?

measure grams
1 cup 246
1 cup 124

In Chinese:乳清干酪
British (UK) term: Ricotta cheese
en français:fromage ricotta
en español:queso ricotta

Recipes using ricotta cheese

There are 523 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Absolutely Perfect Palak Paneer
All Time Favorite Spaghetti Pie
Amazing Spinach, Ricotta and Sweet Potato Tart
Arugula, Parsley and Ricotta Pesto with Pasta
Asparagus Mushroom and Cheese Tart (Low Fat)
Baked and Herbed Zucchini and Ricotta
Baked Beef Ziti
Baked Calzones
Baked Polenta with Italian Sausage, Mushrooms and Three Cheeses
Baked Rigatoni
Baked Spinach and Ricotta Penne
Baked Tomato and Cheese Shells

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