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Grilled Cantaloupe and Ricotta Crostini

Creamy ricotta is a delicious base for sweet melon and crunchy pistachios. This guest-worthy app is great with cocktails on the porch.

Serves 8
Ready in 28 mins
Prep time 20 mins
Cooking time 8 mins
266 calories per serving


> 1 (14 oz) pkg Nature's Promise Organic Fresh Cut Cantaloupe Chunks
> 3 tbsp olive oil
> bamboo skewers, soaked
> 16 slices baguette
> 1 cup ricotta
> 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
> 1/4 cup shelled roasted salted pistachios
> 1/4 cup small mint leaves


Set grill to medium-high. In medium bowl, toss the cantaloupe with 1 tbsp oil, salt, and pepper. Thread onto skewers and grill 4 min., until grill marks appear, turning occasionally. Brush the baguette slices with remaining 2 tbsp oil and grill 2 min. per side, until grill marks appear and bread is toasted.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir together the ricotta and Parmesan. Finely chop the pistachios
Remove cantaloupe chunks from skewers and finely chop. Spread ricotta mixture on baguette slices. Spoon cantaloupe onto baguette slices. Garnish with pistachios and mint.

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