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PART SKIM SHREDDED MOZZARELLA CHEESE

Part Skim Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Shredded mozzarella cheese is a popular and versatile type of cheese originating from Italy, made from the milk of water buffalo or cow. Known for its delicate, creamy, and mild taste, mozzarella cheese melts beautifully, making it a favorite ingredient in numerous dishes. The shredded version is pre-cut, allowing for convenient and easy use in various recipes. At home, shredded mozzarella cheese is often utilized to add richness and gooey texture to pizzas, casseroles, salads, and baked dishes. Its excellent melting properties make it an ideal choice for home cooks who seek to elevate the taste and presentation of their creations.
#4
IN CHEESE
304
CAL / 100G
$0.25
AVG / OZ
part skim shredded mozzarella cheese
16%
CARBS
38%
FAT
46%
PROTEIN
Part Skim Shredded Mozzarella Cheese FAQ
Shredded mozzarella cheese is one of the go-to ingredients for a variety of dishes, due to its premium taste and ideal melting properties. However, people often encounter issues, such as cheese clumping together, uneven melt, cheese burning quickly and it getting dry if not used properly. To get the most out of shredded mozzarella cheese, consider these tips: - To prevent stickiness or clumps, sprinkle a small amount of cornstarch or flour over it before using in hot dishes. - For a more evenly melted cheese, distribute it evenly over the dish; do not pile it up in chunks. - Remember, mozzarella cheese burns easily. Always keep an eye on dishes with mozzarella topping. - Do not overcook to prevent it from turning rubbery and tough. Mozzarella is usually added towards the end of cooking time. - One little known fact is that mozzarella is a healthy cheese option. It is lower in sodium and calories compared to many other cheeses.
Why is my shredded mozzarella cheese not melting properly?
How can I prevent my shredded mozzarella from clumping together?
Can I use shredded mozzarella cheese in cold dishes?
My mozzarella cheese is burning, what am I doing wrong?
Is mozzarella better shredded, sliced, or in chunks?
Does mozzarella cheese have to be cooked?
Why does mozzarella cheese become rubbery when cooked too long?
Does shredding my own mozzarella make a difference compared to store-bought shredded mozzarella?
Is shredded mozzarella cheese healthy?
What main dishes can I make with shredded mozzarella cheese?
Expiration & Storage Tips
When does shredded mozzarella cheese expire?
When kept unopened in the refrigerator, shredded mozzarella cheese can last 1-2 weeks past the 'Sell By' date on the package. Once opened, it should be used within 5-7 days for the best quality but can still be safe to eat for up to 2 weeks if stored properly. If you opt to freeze your shredded mozzarella, it will extend its lifespan for up to 3 months. Defrosting should be done slowly in the fridge for a day or two before use.
How do you tell if shredded mozzarella cheese is bad?
Check your mozzarella for any changes in color, usually turning a yellowish color and becoming hard or crunchy instead of soft and creamy. Also, check the smell. If the cheese emits a sour or off-putting aroma, it's best to act with caution and discard. Lastly, if molds or spots appear on the shredded cheese, it's time to throw it away.
Tips for storing shredded mozzarella cheese to extend shelf life
• Always store shredded mozzarella cheese in the refrigerator, in an airtight container or a sealed plastic bag to protect from moisture and other food odors. • To freeze, pack the shredded cheese in airtight bags, squeezing out as much air as possible before sealing to prevent freezer burn. • Never leave cheese out at room temperature for more than two hours, as it can speed up the spoiling process.
EXPIRES WITHIN
3 - 5
MONTHS
Health Info
Macros
9g
CARBS
22g
FAT
26g
PROTEIN
Allowed on these diets
VEGETARIAN
KETO
MEDITERRANEAN
LOW CARB
LACTOSE FREE
GLUTEN FREE
Contains these allergens
MILK
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