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Ricotta Cheese and Blueberry Parfaits

Ricotta Cheese and Blueberry Parfait

Ricotta Cheese and Blueberry Parfait

Antioxidant-rich blueberries lend their tartness to this pretty dish that's great as a snack, breakfast or dessert.


Makes 4 servings


1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese
1 tablespoon powdered sugar
Grated peel of 1 lemon
1-1/2 cups fresh blueberries


  1. Combine ricotta cheese, sugar and lemon peel in medium bowl; mix well.
  2. Place 3 tablespoons blueberries in each of 4 parfait glasses. Add 1/4 cup ricotta cheese mixture; top with another 3 tablespoons blueberries. Garnish as desired.


If your carb count can stand it, sprinkle top with some chopped pecans or slivered almonds.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2/3 cup parfait
Sodium 55 mg
Protein 7 g
Fiber 2 g
Carbohydrate 12 g
Cholesterol 31 mg
Saturated Fat 5 g
Total Fat 8 g
Calories from Fat 49 %
Calories 145

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1
Meat 1
Milk 1
Fruit 1

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