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                           APRICOT-CHEESE SPREAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Abm                              Breakfast
                 Low Fat
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      3/4   c            Dried apricots (3 oz)
   15       oz           Part-skim ricotta cheese
 
   Place apricots in boiling water; allow to stand 10
   minutes. Drain thoroughly.
   
   Combine drained apricots and cheese in a food
   processor or blender; blend until smooth. Store,
   covered, in refrigerator.
   
   Use as an alternative to butter for toast, bagels,
   pancakes and waffles. You can substituts any other
   dried fruit that you like. You may also want to add
   cinnamon, nutmeg or vanilla to taste.
   
   You can also make a savory spread by using sun-dried
   tomatoes.
   
   Per (1 T) serving: 27 cal, 1g fat, 4mg chol, 17mg
   sodium
   
   Source: Jean Jones syndicated article. Printed in The
   Milwaukee Journal March 17,1994.
  
 
 
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