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Summer Berry Crostini with Lemon Ricotta + Honey

A deliciously fresh berry crostini appetizer that will give you all the summer feels. Creamy lemon ricotta and honey give it that extra something special. This is the perfect dish to serve your family and friends on the Fourth of July!

Course Appetizer, Summer
Keyword berry crostini
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 24
Author Monique of AmbitiousKitchen.com

Ingredients

  • 2 demi (petite) multigrain or whole grain french baguettes, cut into about 24 small slices, about 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups low-fat ricotta
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey, plus extra for drizzling
  • pinch of salt
  • 1-2 cups fresh organic summer berries (strawberries, blueberries, cherries, raspberries)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. In medium bowl, mix together ricotta, lemon juice, a tablespoon of honey, and a pinch of salt. Taste; adjust flavors as necessary. You may want more lemon or honey.
  3. Place crostinis on baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with a dash of salt. Bake for 10 minutes or until slightly golden brown. Immediately spread ricotta over warm crostinis and place berries on top. Drizzle with a bit more honey. Serve immediately.