The ricotta mixture and berry mixture may both be prepared hours in advance and layered just before serving. Use a mild-flavored honey, such as orange blossom, for the best flavor. Don't be tempted to use a blender or food processor for the ricotta mixture; doing so will liquefy the ricotta.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 2004


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6 servings


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  • Place honey, rind, and ricotta in a medium bowl; stir well with a whisk to combine. Cover and chill.

  • Combine berries, juice, sugar, and sliced mint, tossing gently to coat. Let stand at room temperature 5 minutes; cover and chill. Spoon 1/3 cup berry mixture into each of 6 parfait glasses or small bowls; top each serving with about 1/4 cup ricotta mixture. Divide remaining fruit mixture evenly among servings. Garnish with mint sprigs, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

231 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 7.8g; saturated fat 4.7g; mono fat 2.1g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 7.3g; carbohydrates 35.6g; fiber 5.1g; cholesterol 29mg; iron 0.9mg; sodium 49mg; calcium 146mg.