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Apricots with Basil Ricotta and Almonds



Apricots with Basil Ricotta and Almonds | Food and Nutrition Magazine | Recipe Roundup

A light and flavorful snack that feels fancy but can be made in 5 minutes or less! Simply spread dried apricots with creamy basil and honey ricotta, then top with raw almonds for a satisfying crunch.

 

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Apricots with Basil Ricotta and Almonds

Recipe by Karman Meyer, RDN, LDN

Ingredients

  • 5 (36 grams) dried apricots
  • 2 tablespoons (30 grams) part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 2 (<1 gram ) basil leaves, finely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon (9 grams) honey
  • 10 (10 grams) whole raw almonds

Directions

Place dried apricots on a small plate. In a small bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, chopped basil leaves and honey. Spoon the ricotta mixture onto each apricot. Top each apricot with two almonds and enjoy. Serves 1.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 serving

CALORIES 214; TOTAL FAT 8g; SAT. FAT 2g; CHOL. 9mg; SODIUM 34mg; CARB. 34g; FIBER 4g; SUGARS 27g; PROTEIN 7g; POTASSIUM 537mg; PHOSPHORUS 129mg



Karman Meyer, RD, LDN‚ÄčKarman Meyer, RDN, LDN, is a Nashville-based dietitian specializing in food service management, adult weight management and recipe development. Check out her website and follow her on Twitter and Pinterest

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