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Use a variety of heirloom tomato colors for the prettiest presentation. Unlike ricotta cheese, ricotta salata is firm enough to crumble or grate. Substitute feta cheese for ricotta salata, if you prefer.

Cynthia Nicholson
Recipe by Cooking Light June 2005

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Becky Luigart-Stayner

Recipe Summary

Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare grill or grill pan.

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  • Place bread on grill rack or grill pan coated with cooking spray; grill 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Remove from grill. Rub cut sides of halved garlic clove over one side of each bread slice. Set aside.

  • Combine cheese, tofu, water, lemon juice, and minced garlic in a blender; process until smooth.

  • Place one bread slice on each of 6 plates; divide tomato slices evenly among servings. Spoon about 1 tablespoon cheese mixture on each serving; sprinkle evenly with basil and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

168 calories; calories from fat 26%; fat 4.9g; saturated fat 2.3g; mono fat 1.8g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 7.6g; carbohydrates 26.7g; fiber 3.7g; cholesterol 10mg; iron 2mg; sodium 339mg; calcium 49mg.
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