Crostini with Ricotta and Goat Cheese

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

24 (1/2-inch-thick) slices baguette bread

3 tablespoons olive oil

4 ounces soft fresh goat cheese

1/4 cup whole milk ricotta cheese

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil leaves

2 teaspoons finely grated lemon peel

Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Brush 2 tablespoons of olive oil over the bread slices. Grill the bread until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  2. Stir the goat cheese, ricotta cheese, basil, lemon peel, and remaining 1 tablespoon of oil in a small bowl until smooth and creamy. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper. Spread the cheese mixture over the crostini. Arrange the toasts on a platter and serve.

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