Oven-Roasted Latin Foods Queso Fresco Cheese and Apples

Our dietitians' favourite

This recipe features the 2013 Canadian Cheese Grand Prix winner in the Fresh cheese with grilling properties category.

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cooking: 15 min - 20 min
Yields 6 - 8 servings
oven roasted latin foods queso fresco cheese and apples

Ingredients

  • 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
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) nuts your choice (pistachios, walnuts, almonds, pecans, etc.), optional
  • 8 oz (225 g) Latin Foods Queso Fresco cheese
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

Preparation

Preheat oven to 450 °F (230 °C).

In a medium baking dish, not buttered, 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.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

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

Top 5 Nutrients

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