These topped toasts get a sweet-salty punch from the addition of strawberries and ricotta salata—a firm, saltier version of ricotta cheese. Look for it with other specialty cheeses at the supermarket, or substitute Parmigiano-Reggiano or pecorino.

EatingWell Magazine, June 2021

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Credit: Leigh Beisch

Recipe Summary test

active:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
8

Nutrition Profile:

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine strawberries, tomatoes, garlic and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside to macerate for 15 to 20 minutes.

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  • Mix basil, 2 tablespoons oil and pepper into the strawberry mixture.

  • Brush toasts with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Cut them in half. Divide the strawberry mixture among the toasts and sprinkle with ricotta salata.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 toast
163 calories; fat 7g; cholesterol 3mg; sodium 317mg; carbohydrates 21g; dietary fiber 2g; protein 5g; sugars 3g; saturated fat 2g; potassium 155mg.
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