Sweet Pea Salad and Ricotta Cheese Crostini

Total Time:
16 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
6 min

Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 cups fresh sweet peas
  • 1/4 cup minced shallot
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus 3 tablespoons
  • 1 teaspoon lemon, zested
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • Olive oil, for brushing
  • 1 loaf focaccia bread, cut into 1 1/2-inch thin squares
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
Directions

Preheat grill to medium.

In a large bowl, add peas, shallots, garlic, salt, pepper, basil, mint, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, lemon zest and lemon juice. Stir to combine and set aside.

Brush focaccia squares with remaining oil. Grill on each side for 2 to 3 minutes until well marked. Remove from the grill to a serving platter. Spread ricotta cheese on each square and top with sweet pea salad.


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