Lemon-ricotta bruschetta

By Tina Stamos on November 28th, 2023
Lemon ricotta bruschetta 600 1

Put a little zest in your bruschetta. Our deliciously different Lemon-Ricotta Bruschetta appetizer offers a tasty twist on traditional tomato bruschetta. In this easy bruschetta recipe, toasted baguette slices are topped with a light and lemony ricotta mixture and garnished with thinly sliced fresh basil and lemon zest to make a delightful dish your guests are sure to love

Preserved Lemon Recipe

Yield: 6 pieces

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Lemon ricotta bruschetta 600 1


  • 1 baguette sliced into 6 thin slices and toasted
  • 1 garlic clove peeled
  • 1 cup whole milk ricotta
  • ¼ cup preserved lemon, finely chopped (recipe above)
  • ¼ tsp. fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh basil, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon zest
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • Olive oil


  1. Rub toasted bread with garlic clove and set aside.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, blend together ricotta, preserved lemons and black pepper.
  3. Spread on prepared baguette slices.
  4. Before serving, top with basil, lemon zest, black pepper and a drizzle of olive oil.