Bacon-Blueberry Ricotta Crostini


  • 4 slices Our Family® Original Premium Bacon
  • ½ (14 oz.) baguette, cut diagonally into 16 (½-inch-thick) slices
  • 2 Tbsp Our Family® Olive Oil
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 2 Tbsp thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 1 ½ Tbsp Our Family® 100% Pure Vermont Maple Syrup
  • 1 cup Our Family® Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese


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


  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.

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