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Shredded Parmesan Cheese

Shredded parmesan cheese is a popular dairy product made from cow's milk which has been aged for several months. Originally from Italy, this hard, granular cheese known as Parmigiano Reggiano, has a pale golden hue and a sharp, savory flavor. Widely used in the culinary world, shredded parmesan cheese can be easily incorporated into various dishes for an added burst of flavor and a more complex texture. Perfect for home cooks and consumers alike, shredded parmesan cheese is a versatile ingredient that can be used to enhance the taste of pasta dishes, pizzas, salads, and soups. Its distinctive taste and aroma elevate the overall flavor profile of any meal, making it a staple in many kitchens for creating simple yet delicious dishes.
#12
IN CHEESE
415
CAL / 100G
$0.48
AVG / OZ
shredded parmesan cheese
5%
CARBS
40%
FAT
55%
PROTEIN
Shredded Parmesan Cheese FAQ
Cooking with shredded parmesan cheese is both a pleasure and sometimes a bit of a challenge. A common problem people face is overuse. Parmesan is known for its strong flavor and aroma, hence a, little goes a long way. Another common mistake is adding it to a dish while it's still on heat; it's advised to add the cheese after taking the dish off from the stove, allowing the residual heat to slowly melt it. To get the most out of this ingredient, remember it's not just a garnish but a flavor enhancer; use it in risottos, roasted vegetables or even in your baking – like cookies or pastries for a savory twist. An interesting tip is if your dish is overwhelmingly 'cheesy,' a squeeze of lemon juice can help balance this out.
Can I use shredded parmesan cheese in soup?
How to neutralize too much parmesan in my recipe?
Is shredded parmesan cheese good for baking?
Can the rind of the parmesan cheese be used in my cooking?
What can I substitute for parmesan cheese in my recipe?
Does shredded parmesan cheese melt well?
Is shredded parmesan cheese good for pizza?
Can I use shredded parmesan cheese in pasta?
Can I use shredded parmesan cheese in my salad?
Can I add shredded parmesan cheese to my eggs for breakfast?
Expiration & Storage Tips
When does shredded parmesan cheese expire?
Unopened, shredded parmesan cheese lasts for 7-8 months, if stored properly. This is typically longer than the sell-by date on the package. Once opened, the cheese should be consumed within 3-4 weeks. If you freeze your shredded parmesan cheese, it can last up to 6-8 months.
How do you tell if shredded parmesan cheese is bad?
If your shredded parmesan cheese has changed in texture,odor or color, it’s likely bad. It may also become a bit harder or appear clumped together. When it comes to smell, fresh parmesan has a cheesy, slightly milky aroma, while expired cheese smells like sour milk. Moreover, any visible mold or discoloration is a sure sign the cheese has spoiled, in this case it’s better not to consume it.
Tips for storing shredded parmesan cheese to extend shelf life
• Keep the cheese in the refrigerator, ideally at temperatures between 35 and 40 degrees Fahrenheit. • Always store it in an airtight container or wrapped tightly in plastic wrap to prevent air from drying it out. • To extend its shelf life, consider freezing the shredded cheese. Place it in freezer-safe bags, push out as much air as possible and seal tightly before placing it inside the freezer. • It’s always best to store cheese separately from other foods in order to avoid cross-contamination and absorption of other flavors. • If you notice a small spot of mold, you may cut off at least an inch around and below the mold spot. The rest should still be good to use. However, be sure not to contaminate the knife.
EXPIRES WITHIN
5 - 8
MONTHS
Health Info
Macros
0g
CARBS
1g
FAT
1g
PROTEIN
Allowed on these diets
VEGETARIAN
KETO
MEDITERRANEAN
LOW CARB
LACTOSE FREE
GLUTEN FREE
Contains these allergens
MILK
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