Ricotta and Basil Crostini

Ricotta and Basil  Crostini

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Basil gives an appetizing aroma to any dish that it features in. Here is an awesome crostini from our Italian collection, which features a topping of ricotta cheese, laced with a mixture of basil in honey.

A squeeze of lemon and a dash of pepper heighten the flavour of the Ricotta and Basil Crostini, making it the star of the day’s appetizers!

Crostini, an Italian appetizer of grilled or toasted bread with amazing toppings like cheese, veggies and herbs, can be made in many more variants, bounded only by your creativity!

Ricotta and Basil Crostini recipe - How to make Ricotta and Basil Crostini

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     8Makes 8 crostinis
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1/4 cup crumbled ricotta cheese
8 french bread slices

To Be Mixed Into A Basil-honey Mixture
1/4 cup basil , torn into pieces
1 tsp honey
1/2 tsp coarsely crushed black pepper (kalimirch)
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp olive oil
salt to taste

  1. Place the french bread slices on a greased baking tray and apply a little coconut oil on each bread slice.
  2. Bake in pre-heated oven at 200°c(400°f) for 15 minutes, or till they turn light brown. Cool completely.
  3. Place the toasted bread slices on a clean, dry surface and put a little of the ricotta cheese and spread it evenly.
  4. Put a little basil-honey mixture on the ricotta cheese layer and spread it evenly.
  5. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per crostini
Energy9 cal
Protein0 g
Carbohydrates0.9 g
Fiber0 g
Fat0.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A5.6 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30 mg
Vitamin C0.5 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Calcium1.3 mg
Iron0 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium0 mg
Potassium7.8 mg
Zinc0.1 mg


Ricotta and Basil Crostini
 on 11 Mar 17 05:03 PM

Amazingly beautiful combination of fresh ricota and basil.. Just mouth watering crostini for my kitty, and was the talk the town in no-time...