Lemony Ricotta Crostini with Tomato Caper Salad
Lemony Ricotta Crostini with Tomato Caper Salad
Savor this quick and easy recipe by Food Hero Winner - Debbie Wong
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Tossing
  • Preparation Time 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time 5 minutes
  • Yield 2 servings
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Ingredients
  • 4 slices of good quality Italian Country bread
  • 1 package Ricotta cheese
  • 1 Lemon
  • Sea salt
  • 2 ripe Tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Capers (salt packed if possible)
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1 Shallot
  • 2 teaspoons White wine vinegar or Apple cider vinegar
  • 6 teaspoons good quality Extra virgin Olive oil
  • 6 Mint leaves
Method
  1. Cut tomatoes into 1 inch cubes
  2. Slice shallot thinly
  3. Chop oregano finely
  4. Combine tomatoes, fresh oregano, shallot and capers in a bowl
  5. Dress with olive oil, vinegar and touch of salt. Set aside
  6. Zest entire lemon and mix the zest into ricotta cheese
  7. Squeeze a little lemon juice (1/2 tsp teaspoon) into ricotta cheese
  8. Season ricotta cheese with sea salt and black pepper
  9. Toast bread slices
  10. Cut garlic clove in half and rub sliced side onto each slice of toast
  11. Spread ricotta cheese generously on each slice of toast
  12. Top with tomato salad
  13. Serve at once!

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