Red Pepper Ricotta Bruschetta

Zesty, cheesy, and crunchy—a treat for the whole family.

August 2, 2012

Serves: 4
Prep:  10 min
Cook: 0 min
Total: 10 min


  • 8 slices (3/4 inch) crusty french bread
  • 1/2 cup light ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup roasted sweet red peppers

1. Toast the bread.

2. In a blender or bowl, combine the ricotta, mayonnaise, yogurt, and Parmesan until smooth.

3. Spread on the toasted bread.

4. Top each bruschetta with red peppers.

Nutritional Facts per serving:
Calories: 439.2
Fat: 5.8 g
Saturated fat: 2.7 g
Cholesterol: 12.7 mg
Sodium: 1213.8 mg
Carbohydrates: 77 g
Total sugars: 5.3 g
Dietary fiber: 3.4 g
Protein: 20.1 g


Courtesy of the Rodale Healthy Recipe Finder.

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