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This stunning yet easy appetizer recipe infuses creamy ricotta with fresh herbs and lemon. Serve with whole-grain crackers and cut-up vegetables or use as a spread for sandwiches or sauce for pasta.

Danielle Centoni
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2014

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15 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine ricotta, 2 tablespoons thyme, shallot (or chives), lemon zest, lemon juice, pepper and salt in a food processor. Puree for a few seconds until smooth.

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  • Transfer to a serving bowl and swirl the top with the back of a spoon. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with thyme.

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Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

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Nutrition Facts

88 calories; protein 6.2g; carbohydrates 3.8g; dietary fiber 0.2g; sugars 0.4g; fat 5.4g; saturated fat 2.8g; cholesterol 16.5mg; vitamin a iu 244.8IU; vitamin c 4.6mg; folate 9.1mcg; calcium 149.8mg; iron 0.4mg; magnesium 10.1mg; potassium 85.4mg; sodium 198.3mg.
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Rating: 4 stars
07/27/2014
Delicous rich yet light and amazing! This is a wonderful recipe... I did add an extra tsp of shallot. I don't think it needs the olive oil as a garnish. I was truly surpised at how scrumptious this was. It will be a staple for the weekends and parties! Pros: Low Calorie Elegant Taste Cons: None Read More