Whipped ricotta and balsamic cherry toast

Based on 6 ratings

Sandra Schumann

Contributor

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
125 g ricotta cheese
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
300 g cherries
4 slices bread
15 g basil
1 tbsp cane sugar
50 g mascarpone cheese
½ lemon (zest and juice)
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • pot
  • rubber spatula
  • bowl
  • fine grater
  • citrus press
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • grill pan
  • spatula

Nutrition per serving

Cal
734
Protein
25 g
Fat
18 g
Carb
113 g
  • Step 1/4

    Using a knife, halve cherries and remove the pit. Pluck basil leaves from stems, thinly slice, and set aside until serving.
    • 300 g cherries
    • 15 g basil
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Using a knife, halve cherries and remove the pit. Pluck basil leaves from stems, thinly slice, and set aside until serving.

  • Step 2/4

    Add cherries, balsamic vinegar, and cane sugar to a small pot over medium-low heat and let cook, while stirring, until sugar is completely dissolved. Cover with a lid and let simmer for approx. 5 min. more.
    • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
    • 1 tbsp cane sugar
    • pot
    • rubber spatula

    Add cherries, balsamic vinegar, and cane sugar to a small pot over medium-low heat and let cook, while stirring, until sugar is completely dissolved. Cover with a lid and let simmer for approx. 5 min. more.

  • Step 3/4

    Meanwhile, add ricotta, mascarpone, and lemon zest to a bowl and beat until fluffy. Juice lemon and add lemon juice to the bowl. Stir to combine and season with salt and pepper to taste.
    • 125 g ricotta cheese
    • 50 g mascarpone cheese
    • ½ lemon
    • salt
    • pepper
    • bowl
    • fine grater
    • citrus press
    • hand mixer with beaters

    Meanwhile, add ricotta, mascarpone, and lemon zest to a bowl and beat until fluffy. Juice lemon and add lemon juice to the bowl. Stir to combine and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Step 4/4

    Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat and toast bread slices on both sides until light brown. For serving, spread the toasted bread with some of the whipped ricotta, top with balsamic cherries, and sprinkle with any remaining sauce. Garnish with sliced basil and enjoy!
    • 4 slices bread
    • grill pan
    • spatula

    Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat and toast bread slices on both sides until light brown. For serving, spread the toasted bread with some of the whipped ricotta, top with balsamic cherries, and sprinkle with any remaining sauce. Garnish with sliced basil and enjoy!