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Toast with Balsamic Roasted Cherries & Ricotta (Vegetarian & Gluten Free)

This is a delicous and flavorful toast with roasted cherries that is perfect to serve as an appetizer or finger food.
Course Appetizer, Finger Food, Starter
Cuisine All around
Keyword Easy, Gluten-Free, Quick
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6


  • 6 sliced (Gluten free) Bread
  • 20 Cherries pitted and cut in half
  • 2-3 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp Stevia granular sugar
  • 6 tbsp Ricotta
  • Fresh basil, to top roughly chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  • Cut the cherries in half and pit them. Place in a bowl.
  • Add the balsamic vinegar and sugar to the bowl and stir to combine.
  • Place the cherries on a parchment coverd baking sheet and bake in the oven for 15-25 minutes, until warm and tender.
  • When about 5 minutes remain of the baking time place the sliced bread on a seperate baking sheet and bake until warm and a bit browned, or preheat a nonstick pan over medium heat and fry the bread for 1-2 minutes on each side.
  • When the cherries are ready spread about 1 tablespoon of ricotta on each toast and top with warm roasted cherries.
  • Sprinkle fresh basil on top and serve warm.