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A simple recipe for Cherry, Lemon and Ricotta Crostinis. Cherry Lemon and Ricotta Crostini recipe. Cherry lemon and ricotta appetizer crostini recipe. When ingredients come into season, I like to just buy them without a real plan of what I am going to make. This cherry recipe is super duper simple. Its one of those recipes where if you cook a lot, you probably have most of this stuff already on hand. Not only are these Sweet Cherry Lemon & Ricotta Crostinis┬áreally gorgeous, they are easy to make. Perfect for a snack, or a summer appetizer. You don’t need to use a baguette either, wheat toast, or English muffins work great too!

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Sweet Cherry Lemon & Ricotta Crostinis
Makes 18

Ingredients:
┬ż cup part-skim ricotta
2 lemons, zested and divided
1 tablespoon honey
2 cups sweet cherries, pitted and quartered
1 sourdough baguette, sliced into 18 pieces and toasted
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
1. Place the ricotta, zest of one lemon, honey in a bowl and season with salt and pepper.
2. Stir the mixture until well combined.
3. Spread a small amount of the mixture onto each crostini and top with a small amount of cherries.
4. Finish each with the remaining lemon zest and serve.

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  1. elaina Not Specified Not Specified

    sounds and looks lovely. i’ll be making this for a summer afternoon potluck and i’m sure it will be a hit, except i’ll be using strawberries instead of cherries. it’s about the end of season here, and the stores are all out!

  2. Jekka Not Specified Not Specified

    This looks amazing!

  3. Sarah Not Specified Not Specified

    This looks delicious! I can’t wait until cherries are back in season.

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