Fresh ricotta's creaminess is key to this recipe. You can find it in gourmet supermarkets, or make your own. Find our recipe for Homemade Ricotta Cheese at CookingLight.com.
12 (1/2-ounce) slices whole wheat peasant bread
1 cup fresh ricotta cheese
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 cups fresh raspberries
2 tablespoons honey
Mint sprigs (optional)
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 300°.
Cut each bread slice in half; place on a baking sheet. Bake at 300° for 7 minutes or until lightly toasted. Remove from oven; cool completely.
Combine ricotta and pepper in a small bowl. Spread about 2 teaspoons cheese mixture on each toast. Top each toast with 2 to 3 raspberries; drizzle evenly with honey. Garnish with mint sprigs, if desired. Serve immediately.