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Mediterranean Ricotta fritters

Dairy Farmers of Canada
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1 egg
1 cup (250 mL) Canadian Ricotta
1/4 cup (60 mL) flour
1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground nutmeg
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 cup (250 mL) Canadian Swiss cheese, grated
1/2 cup (125 mL) tomato sauce, heated
2 tsp (10 mL) black or green olive tapenade
2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh herbs (parsley and/or chives), divided

Yields: 36 fritters (approx)

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  • Course Hors D'oeuvres & Appetizers
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 10 - 12 mins
  • Yields 36 fritters (approx)
  • Course Hors D'oeuvres & Appetizers
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 10 - 12 mins
  • Yields 36 fritters (approx)

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Firm cheeses like Gruyere and Monterey Jack make great additions to soups. Find more great matches for your favourite cheeses.


Ingredients

1 egg
1 cup (250 mL) Canadian Ricotta
1/4 cup (60 mL) flour
1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground nutmeg
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 cup (250 mL) Canadian Swiss cheese, grated
1/2 cup (125 mL) tomato sauce, heated
2 tsp (10 mL) black or green olive tapenade
2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh herbs (parsley and/or chives), divided

Preparation

Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).

In a bowl, whisk egg with Ricotta, flour and nutmeg. Season generously with salt and pepper. Incorporate Swiss cheese and half the herbs.

Drop small spoonfuls of dough onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in the oven on top rack for 10–12 minutes or until fritters are puffed up and golden brown.

Place fritters in wonton soup spoons. Garnish with hot tomato sauce, tapenade and remaining herbs.

Tips

Cheese alternatives for Swiss cheese: Canadian Cheddar, Gouda, Mozzarella.

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Did you know?

Firm cheeses like Gruyere and Monterey Jack make great additions to soups. Find more great matches for your favourite cheeses.

Did you know?

Firm cheeses like Gruyere and Monterey Jack make great additions to soups. Find more great matches for your favourite cheeses.

Nutritional Info

Per serving of 4 fritters
Energy: 120 Calories
Protein: 8 g
Carbohydrate: 5 g
Fat: 8 g
Fibre: 0.4 g
Sodium: 129 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 15 % / 160 mg
Vitamin B12: 27 %
Selenium: 18 %
Phosphorus: 12 %
Zinc: 11 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

This recipe contains 1/3 milk product serving(s) per person.

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