Bruschetta for breakfast? You bet... toasted, gourmet bread slices are spread with a delicious mixture of mascarpone, ricotta and fresh mint and topped with fresh fruit and a drizzle of honey. It’s a delightfully different way to enjoy bruschetta and it's guaranteed to brighten your day! This recipe was developed using hand-crafted Ecce Panis bread. If Ecce Panis isn't available in your market, you can substitute your favorite artisan-quality bread.
cost per recipe: $5.43
The price is determined by the national average.
Ecce Panis European Baguette, cut in half crosswise then lengthwise
tablespoon butter, melted
ounces (1/2 of an 8-ounce container) mascarponeor cream cheese, softened
cup ricotta cheese
tablespoon chopped fresh mint
dash each saltand ground black pepper
dash black pepper
cup chopped assorted fresh fruit(strawberries, blueberries, kiwis), sweetened, if desired
Heat the broiler. Place the bread, cut-side up, onto a baking sheet. Brush the bread with the butter. Broil 4 inches from the heat for 2 minutes or until the bread is lightly toasted.
Stir the mascarpone, ricotta cheese and mint in a medium bowl. Season with the salt and black pepper, if desired.
Spread the cheese mixture on the bread. Top with the fruit. Drizzle with the honey.