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Oven-roasted Latin Foods Queso Fresco cheese and apples

BT Calgary | posted Friday, Dec 6th, 2013

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 to 20 minutes
Servings: 6 to 8

2 apples, sliced or cut into small wedges
1 tbsp (15 ml) butter, melted
1 tbsp (15 ml) honey
1 tsp (5 ml) fresh rosemary leaves
¼ cup (60 ml) nuts, your choice (pistachios, walnuts, almonds, pecans, etc.), optional
8 oz (225 g) Latin Foods Queso Fresco cheese
Freshly ground pepper

Preheat oven to 450oF (230oC).

In an oven-safe medium baking dish, mix apples, butter, honey, rosemary and nuts, if using. Place cheese over apples, season to taste with pepper. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until hot and golden brown. Place the dish on the table and enjoy while the cheese is hot.

Nutritional Information

Number of servings of milk products: 1/2

Per serving

Energy: 129 Calories
Protein: 5 g
Carbohydrate: 9 g
Fat: 8 g
Fibre: 1.1 g
Sodium: 212 mg

Top 5 nutrients provided by a serving of this recipe

Nutrient and % DV*

Calcium: 15% / 163 mg
Vitamin B12: 24%
Vitamin D: 16%
Selenium: 11%
Phosphorus: 10%

* 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.