Table of contents:
Calories, kcal: 380 Proteins, g: 28.8 Fats, g: 29.7 Carbohydrates, g: 0.1
Emmental is a Swiss hard cheese made from the milk of Alpine cows. It is covered with a dense light brown crust, and the cheese itself is creamy yellow in color with large holes. Distinctive features - sweetish almond flavor.
A head of this cheese weighs an average of 75 kg (calorizer). Emmental is produced in various countries, as the name is not a registered trademark (although the etymology of the word indicates its origin from the Emme Valley in the Swiss canton of Bern). In some countries, it is he who is called Swiss cheese.
Calorie content of Emmental cheese
The calorie content of Emmental cheese is 380 kcal per 100 grams of product.
Composition of Emmental cheese
In its composition, Emmental cheese contains vitamins: A, E, PP, D, B1, B2 and many minerals: calcium, sodium, phosphorus, copper, magnesium, as well as essential amino acids for the human body - lysine, leucine, valine.
Useful properties of Emmental cheese
Due to its rich content, Emmental cheese helps to regulate the processes of vision and growth, strengthen bones, hair and nails, and normalizes the functioning of the nervous and cardiovascular systems.
The use of Emmental cheese in cooking
Emmental is suitable for preparing cold snacks, as well as first and second hot dishes. Good for appetizers and desserts, it is used for making salads (calorizator). It goes well with red dry, semi-sweet wine and fruits.
Along with Gruyere cheese, Emmental is the most common ingredient in fondue.