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Lemon & Lime Ricotta Pie

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Riccotta pie baked and flavoured with citrus and decorated with berries making this a light and healthy dessert.

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This is a delicious way to cook with Ricotta and gives you an lovely crustless “pie”.  Low carb  and gluten fre delight for dessert!  It is a lovely change to a cheesecake and I like to serve it with berries on the top.  Mainly because I love the flavour combination of zesty citrus with berries.  Yum!

I used lemon and lime for the flavours of this crustless pie but you could try it with orange too…or add a spice or two?  Go crazy and make it your own! I love it when readers play around and create something delicious!

 

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Lemon & Lime Ricottat Pie
Author: Angela Coleby
Ingredients
  • 1 15oz Ricotta cheese
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 Lemon, zest & juice
  • 1 Lime, zest & juice
  • 2/3 cup erythritol/xylitol
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 180F/350F degrees.

  2. Separate the eggs.

  3. Whisk the egg whites until firm.

  4. Combine the other ingredients and mix well.

  5. Fold in the egg whites

  6. Line a baking tin with parchment paper.

  7. Pour the mixture into the cake tin and bake for 25 minutes until firm and golden on top.

  8. Chill for at least 90 minutes and serve with berries of choice on top. (optional).

  9. Eat and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Serves 8 servings

Nutrition: Per serving: 133 Calories; 10g Fat; 9g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; 0g Dietary Fiber; 3g Net Carb

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9 Comments

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    Harriet Weaver
    January 27, 2015 at 6:38 pm

    This sounds delicious but how many carbs per serving?

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      Divalicious
      January 29, 2015 at 3:42 pm

      I’ve updated the recipe with the nutritional detail Harriet. The net carbs are 3g per serving (based on 8 slices in total).

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    R Taylor
    September 19, 2012 at 12:29 am

    Yep I definitely will be playing around with this one! Your pie looks so awesome. I’ll be putting a touch of my own creativity when I make this one. Thanks for the idea!

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      Divalicious
      September 21, 2012 at 10:10 am

      Fabulous! Let me know what you did to it!

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    A Table in the Sun
    September 3, 2012 at 4:12 am

    I like simple desserts topped with fruit. Thanks for the reminder!

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      Divalicious
      September 3, 2012 at 6:13 pm

      Thanks for stopping by! Glad you like the sound of it!

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    Guilt Free Foodie Cutie
    September 3, 2012 at 3:37 am

    I have been looking for something just like this! Great for summer and fall.

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      Divalicious
      September 3, 2012 at 6:13 pm

      Fab! Glad you like the sound of it! And thanks for stopping by too!

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