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Roasted Tomato Ricotta Bruschetta

Roasted Tomato Ricotta Bruschetta combines flavorful roasted tomatoes & garlic with creamy ricotta cheese for a scrumptious vegetarian Italian appetizer!

Roasted Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

The only thing you’ll be saying after eating one of these is “di più si prega di“. That’s Italian for MORE PLEASE!

Roasted Tomato Arugula Brushetta

After preparing these on Monday, I sat there and asked myself, “why don’t I roast tomatoes every day”?

Roasting tomatoes brings out a sweetness in them and when they’re roasted with garlic and balsamic vinegar, they literally burst with flavor when you bite in!

Roasted Tomato Ricotta Bruschetta

I placed them on top of creamy ricotta cheese (my favorite!) and a crispy baguette for a new twist on Tomato Basil Bruschetta.

They were so incredibly delicious that they didn’t even make it to the dinner table!  Nope, my roommate and I ate all of them long before the rest of dinner was ready!

Roasted Tomato Ricotta Bruschetta Ingredients

Roasted Tomato Ricotta Bruschetta Ingredients

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil (chopped)
  • 1/2 baguette
  • ¼ cup ricotta cheese
  • ¼ cup arugula

Roasted Tomato Ricotta Bruschetta Instructions

Preheat the oven to 400°F.

Place the tomatoes and garlic on a baking sheet covered with foil bent into a basket shape.  Drizzle with the olive oil and vinegar, then top with the black pepper and fresh basil.

Roasted Tomato and Garlic Bruschetta Recipe

Place into the oven for 25 minutes.

While the tomatoes are roasting, place the baguette in the oven for 3-5 minutes.

Remove from the oven and slice. Spread ricotta cheese on top of each slice of baguette.

Ricotta Bruschetta Recipe

Remove the roasted tomatoes from the oven and chop the garlic cloves.

Roasted Tomato and Garlic Bruschetta Recipe

Add the garlic back to the tomatoes. Lift the foil by two corners and slowly pour the tomatoes and sauce from the foil into a small bowl.

Roasted Tomato and Garlic Bruschetta Recipe

Using a large spoon, top each sliced baguette with the roasted tomatoes, garlic and sauce.

Roasted Tomato Ricotta Bruschetta Recipe

Top the bruschetta with a few pieces of fresh arugula and serve.

Roasted Tomato Bruschetta

This is the perfect appetizer for an Italian Dinner Party with Chicken Parmesan, Three Cheese Raviolis or Kale Pesto Spaghetti with Goat Cheese.

Roasted Tomato Ricotta Bruschetta

Roasted Tomato Bruschetta Recipe
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Roasted Tomato Ricotta Bruschetta

Roasted Tomato Ricotta Bruschetta combines flavorful roasted tomatoes & garlic with creamy ricotta cheese for a scrumptious vegetarian Italian appetizer!

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16 pieces bruschetta
Calories 54 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil chopped
  • ½ baguette sliced
  • ¼ cup ricotta cheese
  • ¼ cup arugula

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

  2. Place the tomatoes and garlic on a baking sheet covered with foil bent into a basket shape.
  3. Drizzle with the olive oil and vinegar, top with the black pepper and fresh basil.

  4. Place into the oven for 25 minutes.
  5. While the tomatoes are roasting, place the baguette in the oven for 3-5 minutes.

  6. Remove from the oven and slice.
  7. Spread ricotta cheese on top of each slice of baguette.
  8. Remove the roasted tomatoes and garlic from the oven. Chop the roasted garlic cloves.

  9. Add the garlic back to the tomatoes.
  10. Lift the foil by two corners and slowly pour the tomatoes and sauce from the foil into a small bowl.
  11. Using a large spoon, top each sliced baguette with the roasted tomatoes, garlic and sauce.
  12. Top the bruschetta with a few pieces of fresh arugula and serve.