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Apricot And Ricotta Stuffed Celery

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  Celery sticks 25 (Each 1 1/2 Inches In Length)
  Coarsely chopped dried apricots 3 Tablespoon
  Part skim ricotta cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated orange peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon

Cut thin slice from bottom of each celery stick so it can lie flat; set aside.
Place apricots in food processor or blender; process until finely chopped.
Reserve 1 tablespoon apricots for garnish.
Add ricotta cheese, sugar, orange peel and salt to food processor; process until cheese is smooth.
Fill celery sticks with cheese mixture.
Cover and refrigerate up to 3 hours
Sprinkle with reserved chopped apricots

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 468 Calories from Fat 103

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g17.9%

Saturated Fat 6.5 g32.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 38.1 mg12.7%

Sodium 1200.5 mg50%

Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.5%

Dietary Fiber 19.4 g77.7%

Sugars 50.2 g

Protein 22 g44.9%

Vitamin A 131.8% Vitamin C 55.3%

Calcium 76.2% Iron 20.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Apricot And Ricotta Stuffed Celery Recipe