Jenny’s Sweet Pea & Chili Crostini

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Jenny’s Sweet Pea & Chili Crostini
 
From the creator of our delicious bread, comes this spicy and sweet appetizer. The perfect appetizer at your party, this quick and easy recipe is a great one to have on the back burner. Creamy ricotta deliciously balances the kick from spicy peas and crunch of toasted baguette for a flavor everyone will love. Pair with a white wine, rosé, or a light beer for the perfect party duo.
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Ingredients
  • 1 Angelic sprouted mash™ 7-grain baguette
  • 1 cup peas (frozen or fresh)
  • 5-6 oz. ricotta cheese
  • 1-2 tbsp. of red pepper flakes
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
  • Zest of one lemon
  • ½ tsp. salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Slice baguette diagonally into crostini-sized rounds.
  2. Brush both sides with EVOO then add salt and pepper.
  3. Lightly grill or bake.
  4. Top warmed crostinis with ricotta cheese.
  5. In a saucepan, sauté garlic and red pepper flakes with EVOO on medium-high heat for approximately two minutes.
  6. Add peas to sauce until warm, if using frozen, this step will take longer.
  7. Top crostinis with peas.
  8. Drizzle with extra sauce.
  9. Finish with a bit of fresh lemon zest.
 

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