Apricot Dessert Bruschetta

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  • Total Time

    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • Makes

    10 servings

  • Ingredients

  • 10 slices French bread baguette (1/4 inch thick)
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup apricot nectar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted
  • Directions

  • Place bread on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for until toasted, 4-6 minutes. Cool.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine apricots, nectar and lemon peel. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; cool to room temperature. Strain and discard liquid.
  • Combine cheese and preserves; spread over toasted bread. Top with apricot mixture. Sprinkle with almonds.

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