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Peach, Pecan, and Ricotta Crostini with Honey and Basil on white plate
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Peach, Pecan, and Ricotta Crostini with Honey and Basil

When you take that little slice of summer peach perfection and place it on creamy ricotta which has been spread on a crisp crostini, drizzle with honey, sprinkle with toasted pecans, and garnish with fresh basil......oh my!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Peach, Pecan, Ricotta Crostini with Honey and Basil
Servings: 10
Calories: 303kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 french baugette
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup ricotta
  • 2 peaches thinnly sliced
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup toasted pecans
  • 6 leaves fresh basil thinnly sliced
  • corse kosher or flake sea salt and fresh ground pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Slice french baugette into 1/4-1/3" slices.
  • Brush both sides with olive oil.
  • Toast baugette slices on a cookie sheet for 5-7 minutes to reach desired degree of crispness.
  • Place pecans on a cookie sheet and bake for 5-7 minutes until fragrant but not burnt.
  • Let pecans cool slightly and roughly chop.
  • Spread about 1 tablespoon of ricotta on a toasted crostini.  For wider slices, adjust ricotta as desired.
  • Top ricotta with a preach slice, drizzle of honey, a sprinkle of pecans, and the sliced basil.
  • Garnish with coarse or flake finishing salt and fresh ground pepper.

Nutrition

Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 226mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 205IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 1.9mg