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Apricots and Ricotta Cheese Toast Recipe

Serves: 
4
10 minutes
Calories per serving: 340

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup water
1/2 cup SPLENDA® Sugar Blend
1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
1 lemon, zested
6 fresh apricots, peeled, halved and pitted
1 tablespoon butter, softened
4 slices bread, toasted
1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese

Preparation

Preheat boiler.

Combine water, SPLENDA® Sugar Blend for Baking, vanilla bean and lemon zest in a non-aluminum saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring until SPLENDA® Sugar Blend for Baking dissolves; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until mixture is reduced. Add apricots and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes or until apricots are just tender. Using a slotted spoon, remove apricots from syrup. Set aside.

Spread butter on bread slices. Broil until bread is lightly toasted.

Spoon ricotta cheese on each bread slice, Top with apricots and remaining syrup. Broil 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated and apricots begin to caramelize. Garnish with a vanilla bean, if desired. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Info Per Serving

Nutrition Info Per Serving 4 servings, Serving Size: 1 slice toast, 1/4 cup ricotta, 3 apricot halves, 1 tablespoon syrup

Calories
340
Calories From Fat
80
Total Fat
9
g
Saturated Fat
5
g
Cholesterol
25
mg
Sodium
240
mg
Total Carbs
49
g
Dietary Fiber
2
g
Sugars
34
g
Protein
10
g

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