Roasted Grape and Ricotta Crostini are a delightful combination of sweet and savory, combined into one perfect appetizer for any occasion.
These delicious seedless grapes are roasted with balsamic vinegar, fresh rosemary, lemon zest, and extra virgin olive oil, which deepens their sweetness and flavor.
Roasted Grape and Ricotta Crostini
Serves 6 - 8
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Ingredients for Roasted Grape and Ricotta Crostini
450g red seedless grapes (stalks removed)
1 cup fresh ricotta
1/4 cup honey
1 tbsp lemon zest
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
3 rosemary sprigs, stalk removed and roughly chopped
4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil + extra for brushing
fresh baguette sliced
Method for Roasted Grape and Ricotta Crostini
Preheat the oven to 180c. Add grapes, balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, and rosemary to a baking dish. Using your hand to gently toss to coat and place into the oven to bake for 20-25 minutes, until the grapes start to blister.
Add the baguette slices onto a baking tray, brushing them with a little extra virgin olive oil Place into the oven for 8 - 10 minutes or until golden brown.
In a small bowl, combine the ricotta, honey, and lemon zest giving it a generous stir to combine well and set aside.
To assemble the Roasted Grape and Ricotta Crostini, add 1 tbsp of ricotta mixture to each of the toasted bread. Add 1 tbsp of the warm blistered grapes on top. Grate a little more lemon zest over the top and serve immediately.