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Kitchen Dictionary: provolone

Pronounced: proh-voh-LOH-nee

An all-purpose semi-hard Italian cheese with a firm texture and a mild, smoky flavor. The thin, hard rind is golden-yellow and shiny. Italian-style provolone can be made with buffalo or cow's milk, or a mixture of the two. Sometimes it’s lightly smoked. Provolone, like mozzarella, is a pulled or stretched curd cheese with two varieties. Dolce (mild Provolone) is aged 2-3 three months, and is a semisoft, mild, smooth table cheese. Piccante is aged 6-12 months and has a stronger flavor. Provolone used for cooking, dessert purposes and grating.

Ethnicity: Italian Ingredient

Season: available year-round

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Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 cup, diced
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 463
Calories from Fat 316 (68%)
Total Fat 35.1g 54%
Saturated Fat 22.5g 112%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 91mg 30%
Sodium 1156mg 48%
Potassium 182mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 2.8g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 33.8g 67%

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