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This grilled apricot appetizer is as tasty as it is eye-catching. Juicy apricots are sliced open, stuffed with a creamy and slightly tangy almond ricotta, and topped with chopped pistachios. Vibrant and delicious!

Grilled Apricots with Almond Pistachio Ricotta [Vegan]

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  • 6 apricots
  • 6 heaping tablespoons almond ricotta
  • 1/4 cup pistachios, unshelled plus 2 tablespoons for garnish
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup plus extra for drizzle


  1. Chop pistachios and set aside.
  2. Preheat grill or grill pan over medium heat. Slice apricots in half and remove pit. Place apricots face down on grill for 3-4 minutes, or until tender and grill marks form. Turn over and grill on opposite side for 1-2 minutes, until soft. Remove from grill and set aside.
  3. In a bowl, combine ricotta, cinnamon, all but 2 tablespoons of pistachios, and sweetener until well combined.
  4. Stuff each apricot half with ricotta mixture and top with remaining pistachios and drizzle with maple syrup. Serve.


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