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Cottage Cheese & Cherry Crostini

This Cottage Cheese & Cherry Crostini is a fresh and delicious appetizer recipe. Toasted bread topped with silky cottage cheese, cherries, almonds, honey, and mint!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Servings: 12
Calories: 147kcal
Author: Rebecca Hubbell

Ingredients

  • 1 baguette, sliced thin
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 20 fresh cherries, pitted and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 16 ounces Hood Cottage Cheese with Honey & Pear added
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint, minced
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Slice the baguette and place slices on a large baking sheet. Brush the tops of the slices with olive oil and bake for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Remove stems and pits from cherries and chop into eighths, stir together with the brown sugar and set aside.  
  • Turn broiler on and place the bread slices under the broiler until edited are lightly browned. Watch closely.
  • Top each bread slice with 1 to 2 tablespoons of Hood Cottage Cheese with Honey & Pear added.
  • Top cottage cheese with a spoonful of cherries, as well as some almonds and mint. Distributing evenly among the crostini slices.
  • Drizzle with honey and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 266mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 0.8mg