Chocolate Ricotta Toast
1 cup fresh ricotta cheese
2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
4 slices of rustic bread, about 1/2 inch thick
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1.5 ounces dark chocolate, about 70%
As seen on: Giada in Italy, Episode 8. Favorites From Italy.
In a medium bowl, mix together the ricotta, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla using a rubber spatula. Set aside or refrigerate until ready to use.
Preheat a grill pan over medium high heat. Bush the slices of bread on both sides with the olive oil. Grill the bread for about 2 minutes per side or until golden brown, toasted and crunchy on the outside. Top each slice with a good amount of the ricotta mixture and spread evenly.
Grate the dark chocolate over the top of the bread covering each slice with a good coating of chocolate. Serve with a fork and knife.