Baked Ricotta Pies with Blueberry Coulis

This is a simple and nutritious dessert option using only 4 ingredients!
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Details
  • Serves 4
  • 4 Ingredients
  • 10 Minutes Prep
  • 15 Minutes Cook
  • Medium
Nutrition
  • Energy 667kJ
  • Fat (total) 3.1g
  • - Saturated Fat 2.2g
  • Carbohydrate (total) 26.4g
  • Fibre 0.7g
  • Sodium 141mg

Ingredients

2 egg whites

4 tablespoons (100g) honey

250g reduced-fat ricotta cheese

1 cup (150g) frozen blueberries, thawed

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180⁰C.
  2. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Add 3Tbsp of honey and the ricotta cheese and mix to combine.
  3. Using a 1/2 cup measure, spoon the mixture into 6 cups of a silicone (or other nonstick) muffin tray. Bake for 15 minutes or until the little pies rise and are golden.
  4. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat the berries and 1Tbsp water over low heat until the berries are softened. Stir in remaining honey and simmer for 5 to 6 minutes or until syrupy.
  5. Serve the pies drizzled with the ‘oh so yummy’ blueberry coulis!

Dietitian Notes / Recipe Tips

Ricotta cheese is a great source of calcium. Each serve of pie will contribute half a serve of dairy.

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Provider Acknowledgement

Recipe and image reproduced with permission from  4 Ingredients Diabetes Cookbook.

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