Sautéed apricots with maple syrup, ricotta and almonds


  • Serves 4 people

  • 40 gm natural almonds
  • 40 gm butter, coarsely chopped
  • 12 apricots, halved, stone removed
  • 100 ml maple syrup
  • 120 gm firm ricotta
  • To serve: demerara sugar
01   Preheat oven to 150C. Scatter almonds on an oven tray and roast until golden (5-7 minutes). Cool, coarsely chop and set aside.
02   Heat butter in a large frying pan over medium heat, add apricot halves in batches and turn occasionally until just tender and slightly golden (3-5 minutes). Remove from heat, pour over maple syrup and serve scattered with ricotta, sugar and almonds.
This recipe is from the February 2011 issue of Australian Gourmet Traveller.
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