Creamy Apricot-Ginger Parfait

 Recipe

Yield:

Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 parfait)

Nutritional Information

Calories 354
Fat 20 g
Satfat 12 g
Monofat 4 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 10 g
Carbohydrate 35 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 52 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 257 mg
Calcium 172 mg

Ingredients

1 (4-ounce) package goat cheese
2/3 cup plain low-fat yogurt
3 tablespoons sugar
1/3 cup heavy cream
8 tablespoons low-sugar apricot preserves
12 thin gingersnaps

Preparation

Place goat cheese, yogurt, and sugar in a food processor; process until smooth. Transfer to a bowl. Place cream in a medium bowl; beat with a whisk or in a stand mixer until soft peaks form (about 2 minutes). Fold cream into goat cheese mixture. Spoon 1 tablespoon low-sugar apricot preserves into each of 4 glasses; top each with a little less than 1/4 cup goat cheese mixture and 2 gingersnaps, crushed. Repeat layering with the same amount of jam and cream; top each parfait with 1 crushed cookie. Serve immediately.

Note:

Emily Luchetti,

Water Bar and Farallon, San Francissco,

December 2010
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