Strawberry Bruschetta

Ready in just 15 minutes, we topped toasted bruschetta with strawberries, ricotta cheese and fresh basil for a refreshing twist on an appetizer favorite.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 24


slices (1/2 inch thick) baguette (about 8 oz)
lb fresh strawberries, chopped
teaspoon sugar
container (15 oz) ricotta cheese
Balsamic vinegar
to 6 fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
Cracked black pepper to taste

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Place baguette slices on large ungreased cookie sheet. Bake about 5 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix strawberries and sugar.
  • 3 Spread ricotta cheese over each toasted baguette slice. Top evenly with strawberries. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar; sprinkle with basil and pepper.

Expert Tips

For even more flavor, drizzle a little honey over the ricotta or sprinkle with grated lemon peel.

Chèvre (goat) cheese can be substituted for the ricotta.