Balsamic Strawberries with Ricotta Cream

Balsamic Strawberries with Ricotta CreamThese fresh strawberries are perfectly paired with a sweet and creamy layer of cheeses.

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 20 mins


  • 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 3 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 container (16 ounces) fresh strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves, cut into ribbons


Whip ricotta cheese, cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla extract in a medium bowl using an electric mixer. Divide mixture into six serving goblets and chill. Combine vinegar and granulated sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and simmer 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the mixture lightly coats a spoon. Cool completely. Toss strawberries with balsamic syrup. Evenly divide strawberries into each goblet. Sprinkle basil ribbons on each. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Calories 160 Carbohydrates 17g
Total Fat 8g Dietary Fiber 2g
Cholesterol 30mg Protein
6g (5.6 grams from dairy)
Sodium 100mg Calcium 15% Daily Value

Source: Dairy Makes Sense –  See Original Recipe Here
Created by: Midwest Dairy Association

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2 Responses to Balsamic Strawberries with Ricotta Cream

  1. JoAnn Schmidt says:

    You don’t have the sugar included in the nutritional facts.

    • Minnesota Farmers Feed US says:

      Thanks for bringing this to our attention, JoAnn. The sugar in this recipe is included in the grams of carbohydrates listed. For this particular recipe we don’t have the sugar broken out separately. If you wish to leave out the added sugar, the strawberries will provide some natural sweetness, and you’ll have more tang to the cheese mixture. Hope you enjoy it!

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