Cherries with Ricotta & Toasted Almonds By Eating Well From Giant Eagle


UPDATED: Tuesday November 20, 2012 11:34 AM

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

Ingredients:
• 3/4 cup frozen pitted cherries
• 2 Tbsp. part-skim ricotta
• 1 Tbsp. toasted slivered almonds

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

Serving Ideas:
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.

Recipe Author:
Eating Well