Ricotta and Cherry Protein Balls Recipe | Legendairy

Ricotta and Cherry Protein Balls


50
Easy
20 MINS

Full of goodness, these balls are the ideal treat when morale is low and a pick me up is required!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup oatbran
  • 2/3 cup hazelnut meal
  • 250g wedge reduced fat firm ricotta
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried cherries or cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried pears
  • 1/4 cup skim milk powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
  • 1/3 cup chia seeds (we used a combination of black and white)

METHOD

  1. Mix oatbran, hazelnut meal, ricotta, honey, dried fruit, skim milk powder and cinnamon in a large bowl until well combined.
  2. Using clean hands, roll heaped teaspoonfuls of ricotta mixture into balls and coat in the chia seeds.

NUTRITION (PER SERVE)

Energy (kj) 677
Protein (g) 6.7
Fat, Total (g) 8.1
Saturated (g) 1.9
Carbohydrates (g) 16.4
Sugars (g) 12.2
Dietry Fibre (g) 3.5
Sodium (mg) 60
Calcium (mg) 138
Iron (mg) 0.5

HANDY TIPS

Serve balls with a glass of milk or yoghurt for a protein boost. Balls will keep refrigerated for up to 3 days. For easy coating, put chia seeds in a resealable container, add balls, reseal and shake until coated.

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