Summer Snacktime: Strawberry, Basil and Ricotta Toast Recipe

August 14, 2019

This week’s refreshing Summer Snacktime recipe makes our editors hungry just by looking at it. If you’re a fan of basil, strawberries or ricotta, we think it might have the same effect on you!

This week’s refreshing Summer Snacktime recipe makes our editors hungry just by looking at it. If you’re a fan of basil, strawberries or ricotta, we think it might have the same effect on you!

While you’re probably used to seeing ricotta used in savory recipes, this Strawberry, Ricotta and Basil Toast is an excellent source of protein, healthy fats and calcium thanks to this Italian whey cheese. When you add basil, which is high in vitamin K, manganese, iron and vitamins A and C, and the sweetness of fresh strawberries, this quick recipe is easy to prepare and makes a great breakfast or a filling snack.

Strawberry, Basil and Ricotta Toast Recipe

Give it a try and share your creations on social media with the hashtag #CURESummerSnacktime and let us know what you think of this recipe and the others we’ve shared throughout the summer!

Strawberry, Basil and Ricotta Toast Ingredients

Yields one serving

  • 1 slice whole grain bread, toasted
  • 1 Tbsp ricotta cheese
  • 3 fresh basil leaves, sliced into strips
  • 2-4 strawberries, sliced into thin strips

To serve, top toast with cheese, then add strawberries and basil. Enjoy!

Ready to try our other Summer Snacktime creations? Check out our recipes for:

  • Patriot Yogurt Pops
  • Quinoa and Kale Cakes
  • Coconut and Tropical Fruit Chia Pudding
  • Middle Eastern Yogurt Dip with Beets
  • Dark Chocolate Frozen Banana Bites
  • Cinnamon and Turmeric Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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