Whipped Ricotta and Heirloom Tomato Board

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Whipped Ricotta and Heirloom Tomato Board

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8
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35min
Prep
35min
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    Description

    Creamy whipped ricotta pairs with roasted tomato pesto, olive tapenade and Italian salami to make this board a perfect board for easy, stylish entertaining.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 8
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    1 (15-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee whole milk ricotta cheese
    1 tsp. chopped fresh thyme
    1 tsp. lemon zest, plus additional for garnish
    ¼ tsp. coarsely ground Hy-Vee sea salt
    ¼ c. Gracious Gourmet roasted tomato pesto
    1 tbsp. Gustare Vita extra virgin olive oil
    2 tbsp. Gracious Gourmet black olive tapenade
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee pine nuts, toasted
    Italian parsley, for garnish
    Hy-Vee Bakery baguette, sliced and toasted; for serving
    Heirloom tomato wedges, for serving
    Salami slices, for serving

    Things To Grab

    • Grill pan
    • Medium bowl
    • Electric mixer
    • 18x12-in. serving board or platter

    Directions

    1. Place ricotta, thyme, 1 tsp. lemon zest and salt into a medium bowl. Beat with an electric mixer for 1 to 2 minutes on medium until combined and fluffy; set aside. Combine pesto and olive oil in a small bowl. Set aside.

    2. Spread whipped ricotta mixture on half of a 18x12-in. serving board or platter. Using the back of a spoon create small indentations. Dollop pesto mixture and tapenade on top of ricotta. Sprinkle with pine nuts. Garnish parsley and additional lemon zest, if desired.

    3. Arrange baguette slices, tomato wedges and salami slices next to the ricotta for serving.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    140 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 11g
    • Cholesterol: 30mg
    • Sodium: 210mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 5g
    • Protein: 5g

    Daily Values

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    Iron 0%
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    Calcium 6%
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    Vitamin D 0%
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    Potassium 4%