Citrus-Ricotta Spread with Figs, Honey & Basil

11  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 15 min total
  • Makes 1-1/4 cups spread or 10 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) spread and 10 crackers (20 g) each.


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Citrus-Ricotta Spread with Figs, Honey & Basil Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped dried figs, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. thin fresh basil strips, divided
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 1 tsp. honey
  •  Triscuit Thin Crisps Original Crackers

Instructions

  • Combine  cheese, 2 Tbsp. figs, 1 Tbsp. basil, zest and dash pepper. Spread into 6- to 7-inch circle on serving plate.
  • Top  with remaining figs, basil, pepper and honey.
  • Serve  with crackers.

Recipe Tips

Variation Serve with regular Triscuit Crackers instead of the thin crisps. Makes 1-1/4 cups spread or 10 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) spread and 4 crackers (18 g) each.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 1-1/4 cups spread or 10 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) spread and 10 crackers (20 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 150 
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Saturated fat 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol 15 mg
  • Sodium 140 mg
  • Carbohydrate 17 g
  • Dietary fibre 3 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Vitamin A 0 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 8 %DV

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