an over head view of three Lemon ricotta Bruschetta on a wooden platter with herbs around them.

Lemon Ricotta Bruschetta with Honey, Pistachios & Basil

 

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an over head view of three Lemon ricotta Bruschetta on a wooden platter with herbs around them.
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Lemon Ricotta Bruschetta with Honey, Pistachios & Basil

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Servings: 7
Calories: 321kcal
Author: Kim Maes

Ingredients

  • 1 gluten-free baguette
  • ¼ cup olive oil , divided
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 teaspoons lemon zest , divided
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 16 ounces whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 3 tablespoons shelled pistachios , chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh basil , slivered

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Slice baguette into ½ inch thick rounds. Lay all bread slices on a baking sheet and brush olive oil on both sides of each piece of the bread and bake for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  • Once bread is done and while it is still warm, peel garlic cloves and slice in half. Rub the raw garlic heavily on each slice of the bread.
  • Stir half of the fresh lemon zest and juice into the ricotta cheese. Generously spread the ricotta evenly on each slice of bread. Lightly drizzle olive oil over ricotta-topped bread, then lightly drizzle honey over each of the slices. Top each piece with remaining lemon zest, a sprinkle of the coarse sea salt, and the chopped pistachios. Top all the slices evenly with the slivered basil. Serve at room temperature.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Ricotta Bruschetta with Honey, Pistachios & Basil
Amount Per Serving
Calories 321 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 33mg11%
Sodium 442mg18%
Potassium 157mg4%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 347IU7%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 180mg18%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Bruschetta Kim Maes Pistachios Ricotta
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