Whipped ricotta crostini

All of the flavours of an excellent cheeseboard come together in one bite-sized package through these crunchy crostinis
Whipped Ricotta Crostini
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Whipped Ricotta Crostini
September 02, 2018
Level Easy
Preparation Time 10 minutes
Cooking Time 10 minutes
Serves 10 crostinis


PHOTO BY Aasiya Jagadeesh
RECIPE BY Nadia Parekh
FOOD STYLING BY Lydia Wessels

INGREDIENTS

1 spinneysFOOD Traditional Baguette
50g butter, melted
150g ricotta cheese
3 yellow peaches
spinneysFOOD Honey, for drizzling
3 figs
Balsalmic vinegar, for drizzling
spinneysFOOD Salt and Black Pepper

METHOD

  • 1

    Preheat an oven to 180°C, gas mark 4.

  • 2

    Slice the baguette at an angle, 1 inch thick.

  • 3

    Brush both sides with melted butter and toast in the oven until golden brown (about 5 minutes).

  • 4

    Allow to cool at room temperature.

  • 5

    Whip the ricotta with salt and black pepper in a food processor until smooth and creamy.

  • 6

    Slice the peaches and grill to warm slightly.

  • 7

    Spread a generous amount of ricotta over the crostinis and top with either peaches and a drizzle of honey or slices of fig and a splash of balsamic vinegar.

  • 8

    Serve immediately.

NOTES