Ricotta toasts with honey-roasted pears

Ricotta toasts with honey-roasted pears

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„This is a sophisticated and incredibly tasty appetizer to pass at a cocktail party!“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
30
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-6+
1
baguette
3
Bartlett pears
4 tbsp
honey
3 sprigs
thyme
250 g
ricotta
1
lemon (zest)
olive oil for brushing
salt and pepper to taste
Metric
Imperial
  • 1  baguette
  • 3  Bartlett pears
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 250 g ricotta
  • 1  lemon (zest)
  • olive oil for brushing
  • salt and pepper to taste

Utensils

  • pastry brush
  • oven
  • chef's knife
  • parchment paper
  • serrated knife
  • 2 baking sheets
  • cutting board
  • small mixing bowl

Enjoy with

Sauvignon blanc
This clean and crisp wine plays well off of creamy ricotta, citrus, and pear.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
271
Protein
8g
Fat
6g
Carb
46g

Step 1/7

Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Slice baguette and arrange slices on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • 1 baguette
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • parchment paper
  • serrated knife
  • cutting board

Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Slice baguette and arrange slices on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

Step 2/7

Brush both sides of bread with olive oil. Bake at 200°C/400°F until golden brown, approx. 15 min. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
  • olive oil for brushing
  • pastry brush

Brush both sides of bread with olive oil. Bake at 200°C/400°F until golden brown, approx. 15 min. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.

Step 3/7

Increase oven temperature to 220°C/425°F. Slice pears and arrange on parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • 3 Bartlett pears
  • baking sheet
  • chef's knife
  • parchment paper
  • cutting board

Increase oven temperature to 220°C/425°F. Slice pears and arrange on parchment-lined baking sheet.

Step 4/7

Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with thyme and salt to taste. Roast in oven at 220°C/425°F for approx. 15 min. or until honey caramelizes and pears become fragrant. Set aside to cool slightly.
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • salt

Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with thyme and salt to taste. Roast in oven at 220°C/425°F for approx. 15 min. or until honey caramelizes and pears become fragrant. Set aside to cool slightly.

Step 5/7

Combine ricotta cheese and lemon zest.
  • 250 ricotta
  • 1 lemon (zest)
  • small mixing bowl

Combine ricotta cheese and lemon zest.

Step 6/7

Top each toast with some of the ricotta cheese.

Top each toast with some of the ricotta cheese.

Step 7/7

Top the toasts with a few pear slices each. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy!
  • salt and pepper

Top the toasts with a few pear slices each. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy!