Ricotta Cheesecake with Macerated Balsamic Strawberries

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Preparation Time 15 minutes Total Time 1 hour (+ 1 hour to cool)
Servings 10 Cost Per Serving $0.94
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Ricotta Cheesecake
2 cupsRicotta Cheese (low-fat or regular)
1/3 cupPlain Yogurt
1/3 cup + 1 tbspGround Almonds
1/3 cupHoney
1 tspPure Vanilla Extract
1 tbspLemon Zest
1 tspButter or Grape Seed Oil
Macerated Balsamic Strawberries
2 cupsFresh Strawberries, roughly chopped
1 tbspBalsamic Vinegar
1 tbspLemon Zests
1 tbspWhole Cane Sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine the ingredients for the macerated strawberries and refrigerate.
  3. Grease an 8 inch spring form pan with the butter or oil. Add 1 tbsp of the ground almonds and shake the pan so that the ground almonds stick to the sides.
  4. Combine remaining cheesecake ingredients together well and add to the pan.
  5. Bake for about 45 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool and then refrigerate for at least an hour.
  6. Top with the macerated strawberries.


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