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Texas Tomato Toast with Roasted Garlic Spread and Homemade Ricotta

Key info

  • Difficulty
    › Intermediate
  • Prep time
    › 1/2 hr
  • Cook time
    › 3/4 hr
  • Serves
    › 6 to 8 servings



Roasted Garlic Spread:

2 cups extra-virgin olive oil

10 cloves garlic

Kosher salt

Homemade Ricotta:

8 cups high-quality whole milk

2 cups cultured buttermilk (preferably not low-fat)

Kosher salt

Heavy cream, optional

Texas Toast:

6 to 8 thick slices white bread (or even better, buy a loaf of fresh, unsliced bread and slice it at home as thick as you like)

Kosher or sea salt

6 to 8 small tomatoes

Small fresh basil leaves, or large leaves cut in chiffonade


Freshly ground black pepper


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