Mango Almond Crepes

mango almond crepes
National Mango Board
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  • Yield: 4 servings

These sweet crepes with luscious mangos will become a family favorite in no time.

Ingredients

2tablespoons butter
1/2cup brown sugar
1/2teaspoon almond extract
2tablespoons heavy cream
2medium mangos, peeled, pitted and sliced
1 1/2cups low-fat ricotta cheese
3tablespoons honey
1/4teaspoon cinnamon
8 prepared crepes
2tablespoons butter

Instructions

  1. To prepare sauce, melt butter in a medium saucepan. Add brown sugar and extract; cook and stir until dissolved. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes then remove from heat. Stir in cream and cook for 1 minute more; stir in mango and set aside.
  2. To prepare crepes, stir together ricotta cheese, honey and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Spread about 2 heaping tablespoonfuls onto half of each crepe. Fold in half then in half again. Melt butter in a large skillet. Add crepes and cook over medium heat for a few minutes on each side to lightly brown and warm. Transfer to serving plates and top with mango sauce.

Recipe courtesy of the National Mango Board