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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Broiled Apricots with Fresh Ricotta and Pistachios

If you like, top the apricots with fresh herbs, such as mint or basil, in addition to the pistachios.

  • prep: 10 mins
    total time: 10 mins
  • servings: 4
Photography: Raymond Hom

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 apricots, halved and pitted
  • 8 teaspoons fresh ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pistachios

Cook's Note

Heat Meets Sweet
Apricots are full of heart-healthy beta-carotene. Caramelizing them under the broiler makes their flavor and aroma even more complex.

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Preheat broiler. Place sugar in a small saucer. Dip cut side of apricots in sugar to coat and transfer to a small broilerproof baking dish. Broil, rotating once, until apricots are caramelized and juicy, 3 to 4 minutes.

  2. Step 2

    Remove apricots from oven. Let cool slightly and top with ricotta and pistachios. Serve immediately.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, May 2013

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