I made these for a tea date lunch that I had with some dear friends.
Ricotta and Tomato Tea Sandwiches
EASY Ricotta and Tomato Tea Sandwiches that you can make ahead! This easy recipe makes a ricotta garlic mixture to spread on the bread! Use cookie cutters to cut out shapes in the bread - perfect for a afternoon tea party or baby shower!
- 2 large tomatoes diced
- 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
- shake of salt and peper
- 8 oz ricotta
- 5 fresh basil leaves minced
- 2 Garlic Cloves minced
- 16 pieces of whole wheat bread
Add diced tomatoes to a small bowl, add olive oil and salt and pepper. Mix and then cover in the refrigerator, letting it chill for at least 1 hour.
In a separate bowl add ricotta, basil leaves and garlic. Mix so basil and garlic are completely mixed up with the ricotta.
Cut your bread into shapes with a heart cookie cutter.
Spread some ricotta mixture on a slice of bread. Add a small spoonful of the diced tomatoes mixture. Add additional basil leaves on top if desired. Finish with top piece of bread.
Serve and enjoy! Or keep chilled in the refrigerator until the next day.