Cherries with Ricotta & Toasted Almonds

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

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Cherries with Ricotta & Toasted Almonds

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    Ingredients

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

    directions

    Prep: 10 min Total: 15 min (Quick)
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      Heat cherries in the microwave on High until warm, 1 to 2 minutes. Top the cherries with ricotta and almonds.

    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.

    nutritional information

    Calories:
    137
    Fiber:
    3 g
    Fat:
    4 g
    Saturated Fat:
    0 g
    Carbohydrates:
    22 g
    Protein:
    5 g
    Sodium:
    33 mg
    Monounsaturated Fat:
    2 g
    Exchanges:
    1 fruit, 1 fat
    Cholesterol:
    5 g
    Carbohydrate Servings:
    1
    Potassium:
    304 mg
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