Wow, who knew this combo of sweet blueberries and savory bacon could be so good!

Bacon-Blueberry Ricotta Crostini

Prep: 10 minutes
Grill: 9 minutes
Serves: 8

  • 4 slices Our Family® Original Premium Bacon
  • 1/2 (14 oz.) baguette, cut diagonally into 16 (1/2-inch-thick) slices
  • 2 tbsp. Our Family® Olive Oil
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 2 tbsp. thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. Our Family® 100% Pure Vermont Maple Syrup
  • 1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese
  1. Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium heat. Cut 12-inch square sheet aluminum foil; fold up edges to create 1-inch rim, crimping corners to secure. Place bacon on foil and place on hot grill rack; cover and cook 6 minutes or until crisp, turning once. Transfer bacon to cutting board; blot both sides with paper towel and coarsely chop.
  2. Brush both sides of baguette slices with oil; place on hot grill rack, cover and cook 3 minutes or until grill marks appear, turning once.
  3. In medium bowl, toss blueberries, basil and syrup. Spread cheese on baguette slices; top with blueberry mixture and bacon. Makes 16 crostini.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (2  crostini): 188 Calories, 10g Fat, 4g Saturated Fat, 20mg Cholesterol, 264mg Sodium, 18g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 5g Sugars, 3g Added Sugars, 7g Protein

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