Strawberries with Orange Ricotta Cream


June is strawberry season. Michelle shared a dessert made with strawberry just in time for the season.

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This Strawberries with Orange Ricotta Cream is a breeze to make and is a great way to serve up summer berries.

From mnn.com:

  • 1 cup of strawberries provides 150% of your Vitamin C.
  • 1 cup contains 3 grams of fiber
  • contains potassium and folate important for bone density
  • may protect against cancers

REMEMBER: always wash your berries well.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup low fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups quartered strawberries

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Source: from Cooking Light

Makes 4+ servings


Instructions

Strawberries with Orange Ricotta Cream 003Wash & dry strawberries. Remove stems quartered.

Add orange rind and toss to mix well.

Strawberries with Orange Ricotta Cream 004Combine the rest of the ingredients in a deep container or blender.

Blend mixture with a hand blender or blender until smooth.

Strawberries with Orange Ricotta Cream 001Spoon 1/2 cup strawberries into 2 bowls and top with 2 tablespoons cheese mixture.

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