Ricotta and Cherry Tomato Crostini
by Tarla Dalal
Added to 6 cookbooks
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This is a neat little Italian appetizer made of crispy bread, topped with crumbled ricotta cheese, colourful cherry tomatoes, aromatic herbs and tongue-tickling spices.
A brushing of olive oil makes it all the more appealing to the palate. Indeed, the Ricotta Cheese and Cherry Tomato Crostini, enjoyed with a bowl of hot soup, is sure to make you drool in anticipation of the coming meal!
There are several variants of Crostini , made with varied combinations of cheeses, veggies, herbs and sauces. Fire up your imagination and try your own combos.
- Place the French bread slices on a greased baking tray and apply a little olive oil on each bread slice.
- Bake in pre-heated oven at 200°c(400°f) for 15 minutes, or till they turn light brown. Cool completely.
- Combine the cherry tomato halves, olive oil, mixed herbs, chilli flakes and salt in a deep bowl and mix well.
- Place the toasted bread slices on a clean, dry surface and put a little of the ricotta cheese and spread it evenly.
- Put some cherry tomato mixture over each ricotta cheese layer and finally sprinkle a little sea salt evenly over it.
- Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per crostini
|Vitamin A||61.8 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.3 mg|
|Vitamin C||1.5 mg|
|Folic Acid||1.7 mcg|
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