Citrus-Ricotta Spread with Figs, Honey & Basil

8  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 15 min total
  • Makes about 1-1/4 cups spread or 10 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 15 crackers each.

Citrus-Ricotta Spread with Figs, Honey & Basil Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped dried figs, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. thin fresh basil strips, divided
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 1 tsp. honey
  •  TRISCUIT Thin Crisps

Instructions

  • Combine  cheese, 2 Tbsp. figs, 1 Tbsp. basil, zest and dash pepper. Spread into 6- to 7-inch circle on serving plate.
  • Top  with remaining figs, basil, pepper and honey.
  • Serve  with crackers.
  • Pairs  well with a glass of Chardonnay. Please drink responsibly.

Recipe Tips

SubstitutePrepare using part-skim ricotta cheese.

Variation Serve with TRISCUIT Crackers instead of the TRISCUIT Thin Crisps. Makes about 1-1/3 cups spread or 10 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 6 crackers each.

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Nutrition Information

Makes about 1-1/4 cups spread or 10 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 15 crackers each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 190 
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Sodium 210 mg
  • Carbohydrate 25 g
  • Dietary fiber 4 g
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 6 g
  • Vitamin A 4 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 8 %DV
  • Iron 8 %DV

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