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healthy cannoli stuffed strawberries

Cannoli Stuffed Strawberries recipe

A healthy twist on a classic cannoli! My Cannoli Stuffed Strawberries use a light ricotta filling to create a delicious, but healthier treat.  These are perfect for summer parties.
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Healthy, Italian
Servings 12
Calories 21 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 dozen large strawberries
  • 1 cup part skim or full fat ricotta
  • 1 ½ tablespoons powdered sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • 3-4 drops lemon juice

Toppings:

  • mini dark chocolate chips & crushed pistachios

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the berries by cutting the bottom off of the strawberry just enough so it will stand up on it's own. Cut the top off of the berry and carve out the middle. 
  • Mix the ricotta, powdered sugar, almond extract and lemon juice in a bowl.
  • Put ricotta mixture in a piping bag or zipper bag with the corner cut off.
  • Pipe ricotta mixture into berries.
  • Top with the chocolate and pistachios.

Notes

Try to find large berries of uniform size. The skim milk ricotta can get a little watery. Blot it dry if you see extra moisture. If that bothers you, use full fat ricotta.
Each stuffed strawberry is only about 20 calories.  This recipe makes 12.

Nutrition

Calories: 21kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 2gFat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 22mgSugar: 2gVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 33mg
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