Mozzarella Cheeses Recipe and Cooking Tips

Freezing of mozzarella cheese is not recommended

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Mozzarella Cheese Storage, Tips, and Substitutions

• If a recipe specifies fresh mozzarella, use the real thing or risk an unsatisfactory result.

• Fresh mozzarella is best at room temperature. Remove it from the refrigerator two hours before you plan to serve it.

• Monterey Jack or Bel Paese cheese can be substituted for mozzarella in most recipes.

• Processed mozzarella can be frozen up to six months, but it will become crumbly and lose moisture when thawed.

Thaw slowly in the refrigerator and hold it at least a week to let the liquid re-absorb before using.

• Thawed mozzarella is best used only in melted applications.

• Freezing cheese tends to separate fat globules, which will may cause "oil slicks" in your dishes when melted.

• All types of mozzarella should be constantly refrigerated until consumed.

• Lower-fat mozzarella cheese generally contains more water, so keep this in mind when using it in melted dishes.

• 8 ounces of mozzarella equals 2 cups grated.

• Good companions for mozzarella: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and light-bodied Pinot Noir ; crusty bread, , roasted red peppers, tomatoes, basil, garlic, , sardines, and olives.

Mozzarella Cheese Recipes

•  30 Minute Fresh Mozzarella Cheese
•  Baked Pasta with Zucchini and Mozzarella
•  Baked Ziti
•  Beach Bread
•  Beef Mozzarella Roll
•  Broccoli Deep-Dish Pizza
•  Buffalo Chicken Dip
•  Chicken Lasagna
•  Chicken Mozzarella
•  Chicken Pepperoni
•  Chicken Rice Casserole with Mozzarella
•  Cod with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil and Mozzarella
•  Colorful Shrimp Spread
•  Corn Bread with Fresh Tomatoes and Mozzarella
•  Denver Diner Pizza
•  Eggplant Mozzarella
•  Farfalle with Savoy Cabbage, Pancetta, Thyme, and Mozzarella
•  Frank Sinatra's Eggplant Parmigiana
•  Garlic Bread Meatball Casserole Recipe
•  Grilled Mozzarella Bundles
•  Homemade Pizza
•  Italian Fondue
•  Lasagna (Healthy Vegetable) 
•  Layered Swiss Chard, Ham, and Cheese Custard
•  Low-Fat Chicken Cordon Bleu
•  Low-fat, Extremely Tasty Chicken Lasagna
•  Marinated Baby Mozzarella Balls
•  Meatball Sliders
•  Mediterranean Rice Recipe
•  Microwave Stuffed Cabbage Italian-style
•  Mozzarella in Carrozza
•  Mozzarella Dip
•  Mozzarella and Grilled Chile Salad
•  Mozzarella and Roasted Mushroom Panini
•  Mozzarella Soup with Vegetables and Black Olives
•  Mozzarella Stuffed Mushrooms
•  Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs with Vodka Sauce
•  Nuge's Stuffed Rolled Venison Log
•  Pasta Stuffed Eggplant and Pork Medallions
•  Pesto Spaghetti Squash with Mozzarella
•  Pizza Hut® A Pizza Inside A Pizza
•  Risotto with Yam Puree, Kale, and Smoked Mozzarella
•  Rosemary Crepes Filled with Four Cheeses (Borlenghi ai Quattro Formaggi)
•  Sausage Mozzarella Supper for a Crowd
•  Sausage, Ricotta and Mozzarella Lasagne
•  Six-Million-Dollar Manicotti (Chicken)
•  Skillet Flatbread
•  Stuffed Green Peppers
•  Stuffed Mozzarella Spirals Salad
•  Sun-Dried Tomato Pizza Fondue
•  Turkey Bacon, Tomato, Mozzarella, and Herb Omelette
•  Ultimate Spinach and Turkey Lasagna
•  Veal Mozzarella
•  Vegetable Lasagna
•  White Chicken Asparagus Lasagna
•  Zucchini Casserole

 

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• Mozzarella Storage Tips, Measures, and Substitutions
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Mozzarella Cheese Types - Fresh Mozzarella Varieties
Homemade Mozzarella Cheese Recipe