white plate lined with pieces of strawberry bruschetta

Strawberry Bruschetta with Basil and Ricotta

5 from 5 votes
COURSE: Breakfast, Brunch
CUISINE: Australian
PREP TIME: 5 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 5 minutes
SERVINGS: 2 people
CALORIES: 161kcal
AUTHOR: The Home Cook's Kitchen
This strawberry bruschetta is perfect for a girl's brunch or a family gathering. It's so easy to make, and requires 5 simple ingredients!
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Ingredients

  • 4 slices sliced bread, note 1
  • 4 strawberries, whole
  • 3 basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 4 tsp ricotta, note 2
  • 1 tsp balsamic glaze, note 3

Instructions

  • Place bread in toaster and toast until golden brown.
  • Spread over a thick layer of ricotta onto toast.
  • Top with sliced strawberries, and basil.
  • Drizzle over balsamic glaze.
  • Serve.

Notes

Note 1 - we used Pugliese bread, but a baguette or good quality sourdough would also work.
Note 2 - I also think goat cheese would work really well with this recipe, although I haven't tried it. Goats cheese was my original thought for this recipe.
Note 3 - balsamic glaze can be found in most supermarkets in the vinegar section. It is balsamic vinegar mixed with sugar to make a slightly sweet thick glaze. It is absolutely delicious!
*the quantities for this recipe are for about four pieces of toast. You can make as much as you want, there are no right or wrong quantities it is totally customizable* The nutrition information is for 2 people, however. 

Nutrition

Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 254mg | Potassium: 94mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 14.1mg | Calcium: 151mg | Iron: 1.9mg
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