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Strawberry Ricotta Bruschetta

Strawberry Ricotta Bruschetta
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The following recipes and photography were provided by local blogger Abby Thome of The Thome Home.

The beauty of bruschetta is that the topping options are truly limitless!

The base for this strawberry version is the incredible Pain Paillasse bread from Heinen’s Bakery. Not only is this artisan bread delicious and fluffy, it’s also good for your gut, thanks to fermentation, and hand-twisted for a unique and beautiful presentation!

Strawberry Ricotta Bruschetta

Sliced thin, toasted with olive oil and adorned with fresh spring strawberries and ricotta cheese, this pairing is the ultimate light bite that’s sure to please any palate.

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Strawberry Ricotta Bruschetta

Strawberry Ricotta Bruschetta


  • 1 loaf of Pain Paillasse artisan bread, sliced into ¼-inch slices
  • 2 cups strawberries, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups ricotta cheese
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper
  • Lemon zest, for garnish
  • Mint, for garnish
  • Heinen’s balsamic glaze


  1. Drizzle the sliced bread with olive oil and toast both sides in a sauté pan.
  2. Chop strawberries into small pieces and set aside.
  3. Add the ricotta cheese, lemon juice, salt and pepper to a small bowl. Stir to combine.
  4. Once the bread is toasted on both sides, smear ricotta cheese onto the bread.
  5. Top with diced strawberries, drizzle with balsamic glaze and garnish with fresh mint and lemon zest.

Strawberry Ricotta Bruschetta

Heinen's Grocery Store

By Heinen's Grocery Store

In 1929, Joe Heinen opened the doors of a small butcher shop on the east side of Cleveland, Ohio, aiming to establish himself as the city’s purveyor of quality meats. As customers came into Heinen’s new shop for their meat purchases, they began asking him to carry groceries as well. Joe added homemade peanut butter, pickles and donuts and by 1933, business had grown enough to include a line of produce and canned goods. Heinen’s Grocery Store was born.

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