6 Creative Ways to Use Apricots Under 300 Calories

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Apricots are a great source of vitamins A, C and fiber. While they’re a delicious low-calorie snack on their own, you can also enjoy them in both sweet and savory preparations. These creative recipes combine apricots with other stone fruits for a naturally sweet salad, use them as a glaze for protein-packed grilled chicken and even as a dessert with dark chocolate — all for under 300 calories per serving.

1. UNEXPECTED STONE FRUIT SALAD | LENTINE ALEXIS FOR MYFITNESSPAL

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 282; Total Fat: 17g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 18mg; Sodium: 88mg; Carbohydrate: 20g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 14g; Protein: 11g

2. APRICOT QUINOA SUMMER SALAD | NUTRITION STRIPPED

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 255; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 9g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 380mg; Total Carbohydrates: 26g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugars: 5g; Protein: 7g

3. DARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BARK | DIETITIAN DEBBIE DISHES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 202; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 9g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 32mg; Carbohydrate: 20g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 12g; Protein: 3g

4. APRICOT-GLAZED GRILLED CHICKEN | THE HEALTHY MAVEN

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 281; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 166mg; Sodium: 484mg; Carbohydrate: 14g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 39g

5. MATCHA CHIA SEED PUDDING AND APRICOT SMOOTHIE PARFAIT | THE ROASTED ROOT

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 281; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 60mg; Carbohydrate: 41g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 16g; Protein: 7g

6. TART AND SWEET APRICOT SEMIFREDDO | LENTINE ALEXIS FOR MYFITNESSPAL

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 288; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 10g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 57mg; Sodium: 55mg; Carbohydrate: 31g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 26g; Protein: 6g

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