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Gluten Free Chocolate Strawberry Ricotta Cheesecake (GF)(VGT)

Yields8 ServingsPrep Time8 hrs 30 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time9 hrs 30 mins

Gluten Free Chocolate Strawberry Ricotta Cheesecake

Ingredients
 2 (16 ounce) containers Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese
 1 cup Chocolate Chips
 16 oz Strawberries, fresh, whole
 4 oz Strawberries, fresh, sliced
 4 oz Strawberries, fresh, whole
 1 cup Almonds, sliced and toasted
Directions
1

Drain the ricotta cheese overnight (or at least 8 hours) using a cheesecloth.

2

Divide the drained ricotta cheese mixture.

3

Melt chocolate chips by creating a double-boiler system.

4

Mix the melted chocolate and half of the drained ricotta cheese mixture. Reserve.

5

Blend 16 ounces (1 pound) of strawberries into the remaining half of the drained ricotta mixture using a mixer until smooth. Reserve.

6

Disperse the sliced almonds evenly on the bottom of a 5” cheesecake pan.

7

Pour the reserved chocolate ricotta mixture evenly over the sliced almonds.

8

Add sliced strawberries evenly over the chocolate ricotta mixture.

9

Pour the reserved strawberry ricotta cheese mixture evenly over the sliced strawberries.

10

Garnish with remaining strawberries as desired.

11

Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size Slice

Servings 8


Amount Per Serving
Calories 464
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g50%

Saturated Fat 15g75%
Cholesterol 58mg20%
Sodium 181mg8%
Potassium 252mg8%
Total Carbohydrate 28g10%

Dietary Fiber 4g16%
Sugars 17g
Protein 18g36%

Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 28%
Iron 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.