Ricotta, honey and pistachios seem to be an unassuming trio – but in this recipe, the layering of dairy, sweetness and roasted nuts make for a truly satisfying bite. Finished with sea salt and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar, this appetizer is an easy crowd-pleaser.

Prep time: 5 min

Cook time: 10 min

Total time: 15 min

Ricotta and Pistachio Crostini
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods



  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Brush bread slices with olive oil on both sides, and place on large baking sheet. Transfer to oven and bake until lightly browned. Remove from oven and set aside.

  3. Season ricotta with salt and pepper, and stir to combine.

  4. Top each slice of bread with dollop of ricotta, and place on serving tray. Sprinkle with pistachios, drizzle with balsamic vinegar and honey, and shower with sea salt.