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Muenster Cheese

Nutritional Information

1 cup diced, muenster cheese

  • Calories 486
  • Calories from Fat 356.85
  • Amount%DV
  • Total Fat 39.65g61%
  • Saturated Fat 25.229g126%
  • Monounsaturated Fat 11.499g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0.873g
  • Cholestreol 127mg42%
  • Sodium 829mg35%
  • Potassium 177mg5%
  • Total Carbohydrate 1.48g0%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g0%
  • Sugars 1.48g
  • Protein 30.9g62%
  • Calcium 95mg10%
  • Iron 3mg17%
  • Vitamin A 27%
  • Vitamin C 0%

Muenster Cheese on Wikipedia:

For the French cheese, see Munster (cheese). Muenster Country of origin United States Source of milk Cows Texture Soft Fat content 8.5 g / oz Protein content 6.6 g / oz

Muenster is an American cheese, not to be confused with the French variety, Munster. The name Muenster is derived from an English transliteration of Münster, a city in Germany. The original name of the French cheese comes from Alsatian abbey of Munster in the Vosgian mountains. Munster translates as ``monastery``, altered from Latin monasterium.[1]

Its taste is comparable to that of both typical white American cheese and a sharp jack cheese.

Muenster is a smooth textured cheese with an orange rind and a white interior. This washed-rind cheese is made from cows’ milk. The orange color is derived from vegetable coloring. It usually has a very mild flavor and smooth, soft texture. In some cases, when properly aged, it can develop a strong flavor with a pungent aroma. This cheese is commonly served as an