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  Non fat ricotta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Plain non-fat yogurt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped scallions 1 Tablespoon
  Celery stalks 16 , trimmed and chilled

1. Combine ricotta cheese and yogurt.
2. Line a colander with a coffee filter or several layers of clean, dry cheesecloth. Place cheese-yogurt mixture in colander and set over a deep bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 8 hours. Discard liquid in bowl.
3. Combine yogurt-cheese mixture with scallion, lemon peel, and pepper.
4. Stuff each celery stalk with 1 tablespoon of yogurt-cheese mixture.
Variation Delete scallions and lemon peel. Add 1 tablespoon grated carrot, 1 tablespoon minced green bell pepper, 1 tablespoon finely chopped cucumber, and 1 tablespoon fresh minced parsley. Serve in hollowed-out cherry tomatoes instead of celery sticks.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 262 Calories from Fat 11

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.9%

Saturated Fat 0.3 g1.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 655.4 mg27.3%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.4%

Dietary Fiber 11.8 g47.3%

Sugars 22.1 g

Protein 30 g59.6%

Vitamin A 72% Vitamin C 49.4%

Calcium 148.1% Iron 12.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Ricotta-Yogurt Celery Sticks Recipe