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Mediterranean Veggie Toast

Ricotta cheese is blended with an all-natural purchased pesto for a punch of flavor with minimal effort. Layers of fresh zucchini, tomato and mushroom add a Mediterranean flair.
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Mediterranean Veggie Toast recipe

Mediterranean Veggie Toast

Total: $2.36 

Cost per plate: $1.18

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  • 2Servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup thinly sliced zucchini

    ¼ tsp sea salt

    ½ cup whole-milk ricotta cheese

    2 tbsp all-natural prepared pesto

    2 slices whole-grain bread

    2 Roma tomatoes, sliced

    2 white mushrooms, thinly sliced

    ¼ tsp dried oregano (Try: Simply Organic Oregano)

Preparation

1. Spread zucchini on a paper towel; sprinkle with salt. Let stand until slightly softened, 8 to 10 minutes. Blot dry with another paper towel.

2. In a small bowl, stir ricotta with pesto. Set aside.

3. In a toaster oven, toast bread on rack just until beginning to turn golden, about 45 seconds. Transfer to the small baking tray that comes with oven. Set toaster oven to 375°F.

4. Spread ricotta mixture over toast. Layer tomato, zucchini and then mushroom on top. Sprinkle with oregano. Bake until ricotta is warmed through and veggies are lightly browned, 7 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1 toast with toppings
  • Calories: 304
  • Carbohydrate Content: 26 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 32 mg
  • Fat Content: 16 g
  • Fiber Content: 6 g
  • Protein Content: 15 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 7 g
  • Sodium Content: 573 mg
  • Sugar Content: 5 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content: 6 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 2 g