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Bird's eye view of 5 crostini topped with ricotta cheese and various toppings

Five Quick Ricotta Crostini Recipes

  • Author: Vicky & Ruth
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 14 1x

Description cuisine is synonymous with fresh, high-quality cheeses and vegetables made in simple preparations to highlight their unique flavors.  Our Ricotta Crostini Recipe is a great example of how decadent a humble slice of bread with good ricotta cheese can be!



1 loaf crusty bread, whole wheat, sourdough, country, multigrain or ciabatta

1 lb Natural and Kosher Whole Milk Ricotta

Toppings of your choice - see note or body of the post


  1. Cut bread into slices and toast
  2. Spread about 2 tbsp of ricotta on each slice
  3. Top with your topping of choice see suggestions in the notes


  • Top your crostini with any of the following toppings:
  • Fresh Tomatoes, Basil, and Za'atar Seasoning
  • ¬†Nectarines, or Plums with Honey and Almonds
  • Pears or apples with Honey and Pistachios
  • Roasted Grapes, Black Pepper and Salt
  • Fresh Figs, Honey, Pistachios, Sea Salt
  • Blood Orange with hazelnuts and Maple Syrup
  • Olives, Sun dried tomatoes, fresh basil and olive oil
  • Category: appetizer
  • Method: No cook
  • Cuisine: vegetarian summer


  • Serving Size: 1 crostini with 2 tbsp ricotta
  • Calories: 204
  • Sugar: 1.2
  • Sodium: 286
  • Fat: 8.2
  • Saturated Fat: 4.7
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 22.6
  • Fiber: 1
  • Protein: 10.6
  • Cholesterol: 25.5