This chocolate bark recipe offers heart-healthy dark chocolate with toasted walnuts, pecans and almonds — and no added sugar. Each serving contains only 70 calories.

Ingredients

10 ounces dark chocolate (70% cocoa bittersweet chocolate)
2 teaspoons instant espresso powder
1/2 cup walnut pieces, toasted
1/2 cup pecan pieces, toasted
1/2 cup almond slices, toasted

Directions

  1. Combine chocolate and espresso and place over a double boiler.
  2. Heat on a low flame and stir until chocolate is about three-quarters of the way melted.
  3. Remove from heat and stir until smooth.
  4. Transfer to a mixing bowl, toss in the toasted nuts and mix well.
  5. On a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper, spread the mix and chill in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes, or until it sets.
  6. Break into pieces and serve.

Nutrition information

Makes 35 servings. Per 1/2 ounce serving:

Calories: 70
Sodium: 15 mg
Sugar: 4 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Fiber: 1 g
Protein: 1 g
Carbohydrate: 5 g

 

 

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