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“A delightful, yet simple appetizer or small meal, this is sure to have hands reaching for more. Make sure to make a lot, or you'll be out before you can say bruschetta!”
READY IN:
12mins
SERVES:
2
YIELD:
11 slices
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 11 slices ciabatta (1-inch thickness)
  • olive oil
  • 0.5 (15 ounce) container ricotta cheese
  • 12 large tomatoes, other half for garnish
  • 11 olives, though feel free to add more if you feel the need (use some for garnish)
  • 10 fresh basil leaves, plus 11 more for garnish (depending on size)
  • salt and pepper, used according to taste
  • 1 lemon

Directions

  1. Drizzle each piece of bread with olive oil on each side, then lightly toast them on a large pan, about 2-3 minutes on each side, then remove from heat.
  2. Chop basil leaves.
  3. Chop olives into fourths.
  4. Seed and dice tomato.
  5. In a medium bowl, combine ricotta,tomato,olives,basil, salt and pepper.
  6. Squeeze lemon into a small bowl/cup and sprinkle juice over bread.
  7. Place ricotta mixture on top top of bread, garnish with tomato, olives, and basil(see picture for ideas).

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