recipe

Creamy cheese, crunchy bread, juicy tomatoes, fresh basil—this toast will satisfy all your snacking needs.

safety
  • Uses a knife
difficulty
  • Beginner
time
  • 15 minutes
yield
  • Serves 1

Prepare Ingredients

1 slice
crusty bread or 2 slices baguette
1–2 tablespoons
whole-milk ricotta cheese
3–4
cherry tomatoes, cut in half
½ teaspoon
extra-virgin olive oil
2
fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces
Pinch
salt
Pinch
pepper

Gather Cooking Equipment

Toaster
Plate
Butter knife
1
 
1 slice
crusty bread or 2 slices baguette

Place bread in toaster and toast until golden brown. Transfer toast to plate and let cool slightly.

 
2
 
1–2 tablespoons
whole-milk ricotta cheese

Use butter knife to spread ricotta evenly over toast.

 
3
 
3–4
cherry tomatoes, cut in half
½ teaspoon
extra-virgin olive oil
2
fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces
Pinch
salt
Pinch
pepper

Top ricotta with tomatoes. Drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with basil, salt, and pepper. Serve.