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Cherries with Ricotta & Toasted Almonds

Cherries with Ricotta & Toasted Almonds Dessert Recipes
Warm cherries topped with luscious ricotta cheese and toasted almonds makes for a rich-tasting—yet calorie-conscious—treat.

Makes 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.

NUTRITION INFORMATION: Per serving: 150 calories; 6 g fat (2 g sat, 3 g mono); 10 mg cholesterol; 20 g carbohydrate; 6 g protein; 3 g fiber; 39 mg sodium; 329 mg potassium.
1 Carbohydrate Serving
Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 fat

TIP: 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.
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