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Blueberry Ricotta Bruschetta
Blueberry Bruschetta 1

A sweet and savory appetizer perfect for potlucks, blueberry ricotta bruschetta is sure to be a crowd pleaser. The creamy spread with a pop of sweetness makes this blueberry ricotta bruschetta a must have!

Ingredients

  • 8 slices Italian bread, cut on the diagonal
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 cups blueberries

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat broiler to 375°F.
  2. On a rimmed baking sheet, lay out bread slices.  Broil 2 to 4 minutes, just until golden. Turn slices over.  Broil 1 to 3 minutes other side until golden, watching carefully.
  3. In a small bowl, combine cheese, 2 teaspoons of the honey, thyme and lemon peel.
  4. Spread mixture evenly amongst the slices of toast.  Sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon blueberries and a drizzle of the remaining honey.

Number of servings (yield): 8

Nutrition

Per serving:

154 calories
5 g protein
19 g carbohydrates
0 g dietary fiber
6 g fat
3 g saturated fat

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 6-8 minutes

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