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I want to make a recipe calling for ricotta salata but can't find any. What's a good substitute?

asked by TheWimpyVegetarian over 7 years ago

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Ab57b4b7 946e 4ad2 8dc8 7ec7b6ffd9d1  winnie100
added over 7 years ago

Feta would work, but it's saltier, I believe. What else is in the recipe?

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Amanda Hesser

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added over 7 years ago

How about mixing some feta with regular ricotta, then you'd get the salinity and creaminess.

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Bc343245 99fb 4d2b 8579 9bf9c485181e  me
added over 7 years ago

Not sure if this is where I can reply. Thanks for the responses! In answer to WinnieAb, corn and mint are also in the recipe. I think combining the feta with the ricotta will work great here. Thanks both of you!!

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Amanda Hesser

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added over 7 years ago

ChezSuzanne, soon we'll have a reply feature, like we do in the comments section on the rest of the site, so you'll be able to reply to specific answers without broadcasting your reply to Twitter. For now, what you did is just right! Thanks.

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added over 7 years ago

Susan - check out Woodlands!

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added over 7 years ago

Thanks Lynda! I would check out Woodlands (great store!) but we're in Tahoe where the ingredients are a little more limited at the local stores.

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