Baked apples with sweet ricotta
MAKES 4 SERVINGS
4 large Golden Delicious apples
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 pound whole milk ricotta cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
and core apples. Fill each with a pat of butter and a teaspoon or so of
sugar. Wrap each apple loosely in aluminum foil, place on a sheet pan
and put pan on the middle rack of the preheated oven.
While apples are baking, combine the ricotta with the remaining sugar and fold thoroughly to incorporate.
apples have cooled, remove and discard the foil and place apples on
serving dishes. Cut each in half, scoop up a large spoonful of ricotta
and place over each apple. Serve warm or at room temperature.
facts per serving: 285 calories, 14 g fat, 9 g saturated fat, 45 mg
cholesterol, 37 g carbohydrates, 7 g protein, 50 mg sodium, 3 g fiber