Poached Cherries with Ricotta

Poached Cherries with Ricotta
Poached Cherries with Ricotta
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    Cherries have a number of delicious summertime uses, from filling pies and tarts to adding unusual color and flavor to lemonade. In this distinctive dessert, cherries are poached in a hot bath of red wine, which is enhanced with fresh basil, vanilla, and lemon. After the cherries have been poached and then chilled, serve them in a bowl topped with a spoonful of fresh ricotta cheese.

    Ingredients

    • 2 1/4 pounds cherries, pitted, room temperature
    • 2 cups dry red wine
    • 2/3 cup sugar
    • 1 vanilla bean, scraped
    • 3 fresh basil leaves
    • 2 three-inch strips lemon zest
    • 1 1/2 cups fresh ricotta cheese

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 485 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 13 g 19.86%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 39.96%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 44 mg 14.72%
    • Sodium: 120 mg 5.01%
    • Calcium: 280 mg 27.96%
    • Potassium: 457 mg 13.06%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 16.13%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 70 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.69%
    • Sugar: 60 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 8 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 14.92%
    • Vitamin C 15.64%
    • Vitamin D 6.55%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs5
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol1
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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