Cherries and Thyme on Almond Ricotta with Bellisari’s Balsamic Shallot & Black Garlic Spread
Ingredients12 slices toasted baguette
1 cup Almond Ricotta
1 jar of Bellisari's Balsamic Shallot & Black Garlic Spread
12 cherries, pitted and halved
12 sprigs of fresh thyme
1 tablespoon olive oil
DirectionsPreheat the oven to 400 degrees. Place the slices of baguette on a sheet pan and toast the slices of baguette for 7 minutes on the lower rack. At the same time, on a sheet pan lined with parchment, place the cherries and thyme and drizzle with the 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Sprinkle the cherries with salt. Roast for 5-7 on the high rack in the oven minutes until tender and bubbly.
Spread a spoonful of almond ricotta onto the top of each crostini. Top with 2 cherry halves and a crispy sprig of thyme. Drizzle the crostini with Bellisari's Balsamic Shallot & Black Garlic Spread. Top each toast with a tiny sprinkle of kosher salt and serve immediately.