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Honeyed Grapefruit & Ricotta Crostini | Winter Sweetz

There’s no better time than the holidays to spread that Texas hospitality with these beautiful bites and plenty of Winter Sweetz!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings
Author: The Kitchen Prep

Ingredients

  • 1 crusty baguette sliced on the diagonal
  • 1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 Winter Sweetz Texas Red Grapefruit peeled and segmented
  • cup candied pecans roughly chopped
  • Honey

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Place baguette slices on a baking pan and spray or brush with a bit of olive oil. Bake for about 5-7 minutes or until crisp and lightly golden. Remove from oven and set aside.
  • One the baguettes are slightly cooled, spread about a tablespoon of ricotta cheese on each slice.
  • Carefully arrange grapefruit segments on each piece.
  • Sprinkle with chopped candied pecans and finish off with a drizzle of your favorite honey. Serve immediately.

Notes

Variations:
  • Try using other types of cheese such as goat cheese, mascarpone or Boursin
  • Skip the cheese and spread mashed avocado on the crostini instead. Grapefruit and avocado go great together!
  • Use roasted pistachios or walnuts instead of pecans.
Dietary Substitutions:
  • Gluten-Free: Use your favorite gluten-free baguette or bread instead of regular.
  • Dairy Free/Vegan: Use vegan ricotta or plant-based cream cheese in place of regular ricotta. Omit honey if desired and drizzle with date syrup or agave nectar.