Ricotta Cheese Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Ricotta Cheese.


There are 171 calories in Ricotta Cheese.


Nutrition Facts
Ricotta Cheese
Serving Size:


cup (124 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 88
Calories 171

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9.8 grams

Saturated Fat 6.1 grams

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 2.9 grams

Cholesterol 38 milligrams

Sodium 123 milligrams

Potassium 155 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 6.4 grams

Dietary Fiber 0 grams

Sugars 0.4 grams
Protein 14 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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How long would it take to burn off 170 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 46 minutes
Running (6mph) 16 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 24 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What can I substitute for ricotta cheese in lasagna?

Cottage cheese

Cottage cheese.
Cottage cheese has a similar flavor, and can be easily substituted in lasagna. (In fact, our spicy kale lasagna uses cottage cheese instead of ricotta.)

What is the unhealthiest cheese?

Unhealthy Cheeses

  • Halloumi Cheese. Be aware of how much of this squeaky cheese you’re adding to your morning bagel and salads! …
  • Goats/ Blue Cheese. 1 oz. …
  • Roquefort Cheese. Roquefort is a processed blue cheese and is incredibly high in sodium. …
  • Parmesan. …
  • Cheddar Cheese.