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Strawberry Bruschetta

Strawberry Bruschetta
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 24
Ready in just 15 minutes, we topped toasted bruschetta with strawberries, ricotta cheese and fresh basil for a refreshing twist on an appetizer favorite.
By Paula Jones
Created May 8, 2012

Ingredients

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

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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.

No nutrition information available for this recipe
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