Cherries with Ricotta & Toasted Almonds
Warm cherries topped with luscious ricotta cheese and toasted almonds makes for a rich-tasting—yet calorie-conscious—treat.
From EatingWell: March/April 2007, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008), The EatingWell Diet (2007)
Yield: 1 serving
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
- 3/4 cup frozen pitted cherries
- 2 tablespoons part-skim ricotta
- 1 tablespoon toasted slivered almonds
- Heat cherries in the microwave on High until warm, 1 to 2 minutes. Top the cherries with ricotta and almonds.
- 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 Per serving:
150 calories; 6 g fat (2 g sat, 3 g mono); 10 mg cholesterol; 20 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; 3 g fiber; 39 mg sodium; 329 mg potassium.
1 Carbohydrate Serving
Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 fat