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help - ricotta used not quark

Discussion in 'Syn Values' started by Kaskard.poppy, 26 June 2011 Social URL.

  1. Kaskard.poppy

    Kaskard.poppy Full Member

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    Hi,

    I cooked a meal out of the 100 green recipes book, it was the stuffed pasta shells, it was absolutely gorgeous, i had to make one alteration to tbe recipe as i had none and could not get quark, so i used ricotta, now i know its about 2 syns for about 28g, i have not used my HEa option, can i used some of tbe ricotta as this or do i need to syn it all.

    Meal was worth it, would recommend it - although next time i will use quark.

    Any help appreciated

    Clare x
     
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    Kaskard.poppy Full Member

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    Anyone?
     
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    Cheese, basic, Ricotta, 28g 2 syns on all plans

    in the past i have used my HEXA and then synned the rest i have used.

    hope that helps
     
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    Ricotta is a soft cheese so it is not a HEA only a HEb and then only on the green plan.
     
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    Thank you both x

    We had a green day, will write it up later in diary,

    If anyone is looking for an italian meal, well recommended, its worth losing some syns!

    I always get confused with my a and b's. :D
     
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    I know nothing about cooking (hubby does all the cooking) but if Ricotta is a soft cheese, could you substitute it with Philadelphia Light since you can have 71g as a healthy extra? Hugs Crystal xx
     
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    ginlin Better to Drink your Syns

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    The recipe looks divine, and after you raves about it, I am definately going to give it a go
     
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    Believe me - it was sooooo good! ;)
     
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    I've never actually used Philly or light to cook with - i've always used it as a cold type of cheese, any ideas what its like warm?

    Clare x
     
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    It's fine when used in cooking - there are lots of recipes on their website, including desserts, and I use it in pasta dishes all the time.
     
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    Mmm thank you mmmm desserts!
     
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