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Broiled Ricotta-Tomato Toasts

Leigh Beisch
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 toast slice with 2 tablespoons ricotta and other toppings)

Ingredients

  • 4 slices crusty bread
  • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup cherry tomato halves
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Nutrition Information

  • calories 115
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 2 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 6 g
  • carbohydrate 14 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 10 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 172 mg
  • calcium 111 mg

How to Make It

  1. Lightly toast bread. Spread each toast slice with 2 tablespoons ricotta. Scatter cherry tomato halves over the ricotta. Drizzle the toasts with a small amount of extra-virgin olive oil (1/2 teaspoon each), and sprinkle with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Broil 1 to 2 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly.