Cherries with Ricotta & Toasted Almonds

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3 Quick Desserts with Ricotta Cheese

Warm cherries topped with luscious ricotta cheese and toasted almonds makes for a rich-tasting—yet calorie-conscious—treat.

Yield: 1 serving
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 10

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup frozen pitted cherries
  • 2 tablespoons part-skim ricotta
  • 1 tablespoon toasted slivered almonds

Preparation

Heat cherries in the microwave on High until warm, 1 to 2 minutes. Top the cherries with ricotta and almonds.

Tips & Notes

  • Healthy Heart Variation: To reduce saturated fat even further, use nonfat ricotta in place of the reduced-fat ricotta.
  • 133 calories, 0 g saturated fat.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 150
fat 6 g (2 g sat, 3 g mono)
cholesterol 10 mg
carbohydrates 20 g
protein 6 g
fiber 3 g
sodium 39 mg
potassium 329 mg

Nutrition Bonus

Carbohydrate Serving 1

Exchanges 1 fruit, 1 fat

From EatingWell March/April 2007, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008), The EatingWell Diet (2007)