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Honey Ricotta Crostini

These pretty crostini just bridge the gap between sweet and savory, making them a perfect cocktail hour bite with white wine or rosé.

Honey Ricotta Crostini
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Honey Ricotta Crostini

Servings

8

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes

Calories

0

Author:

Giada De Laurentiis

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 baguette
  • 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons coarse flake sea salt (such as Maldon)
  • 3 tablespoons pink peppercorns (crushed)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. On a slight bias, slice the baguette into 1/4-inch slices. Brush the slices with the 1/4 cup olive oil, then place on a baking sheet and sprinkle with the 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bake until golden brown and crunchy, 10 to 12 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the ricotta, lemon zest, 3 tablespoons olive oil, and 1/8 teaspoon salt.
  4. Once the crostini are cool, top each with 1 heaping tablespoon of ricotta mixture, a drizzle of honey, and a pinch of coarse salt and a sprinkling of crushed pink peppercorns. Serve at room temperature.

Nutrition

Nutrition

Nutrition Serving Size
8
per serving
Calories
0
Amount/Serving % Daily Value
Carbs
24 grams
Protein
6 grams
Fat
16 grams
Saturated Fat
4 grams
Cholestrol
16 milligrams
Sodium
183 milligrams
Fiber
1 grams
Sugar
13 grams
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2 reviews & comments

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    Mark Goodrum

    I don’t want to be nit-picky, but Where is the honey? I’m guessing you drizzle it over the top!

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    The Giadzy Kitchen

    Yes, it gets drizzled – thanks for pointing this out! Edited the recipe to make it more clear!

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