What makes it great: Ricotta has more protein and less saturated fat than cream cheese.

Recipe by MyRecipes February 2014

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Credit: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps

Recipe Summary

prep:
2 mins
cook:
3 mins
total:
5 mins
Yield:
Serves: 1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Toast bread to desired doneness. Place almonds in a small, dry skillet over medium-low heat and cook, stirring often, until lightly toasted, about 1 minute. Transfer to a bowl. Spread ricotta on toasted bread. Top with pear and sprinkle with almonds. Drizzle with honey. Finish with a grind of pepper, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

314 calories; fat 13g; saturated fat 5g; protein 13g; carbohydrates 37g; fiber 6g; cholesterol 25mg; sodium 266mg.
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