Crostini with Lemon, Garlic & Honey

Crostini with Lemon, Garlic & Honey

A little sweet, a little savory, and the tang of lemon to light it all up – that’s the appeal of this version of crostini. As an appetizer, it is a sure hit, and as a snack it will fly off the plate.
Course Appetizers


  • 1 loaf crusty Italian bread
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups ricotta
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 lemons zest only
  • 3 tablespoons honey


  • Cut the bread into slices about 3/4-inch thick.
  • Brush both sides of each slice with olive oil, and place on a grill or griddle, and cook about 2 minutes per side. They should be slightly charred. You can also put them under the broiler for about 1 or 2 minutes per side to get the same effect.
  • Add the minced garlic to the ricotta in a small bowl, along with the zest of 1 lemon. Stir together. Season with salt to taste.
  • When the bread slices are ready, spread the ricotta mixture thickly over each slice.
  • Sprinkle with the remaining lemon zest, and drizzle with honey.
Keyword Lemons
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