Stacked Heirloom Tomato Salad With Ricotta Salata Cream Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Bread slices6 Ounce (6 Slices, 1 Ounce Each, Country Peasant)
 Cooking spray1
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), halved
 Crumbled salata ricotta cheese2 Ounce (1/2 Cup)
 Low fat silken tofu4 Ounce (1/2 Cup)
 Water2 Tablespoon
 Fresh lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Tomatoes3 1⁄4 Pound, cut into 1/3-inch-thick slices (6 Medium Ones)
 Thinly sliced fresh basil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Coarsely ground black pepper1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 945 Calories from Fat 188

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g33.1%

Saturated Fat 7.4 g37.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 28.9 mg

Sodium 1142.9 mg47.6%

Total Carbohydrates 157 g52.2%

Dietary Fiber 24 g96.1%

Sugars 42.3 g

Protein 41 g83%

Vitamin A 257.4% Vitamin C 343.8%

Calcium 45% Iron 61.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Prepare grill or grill pan.
2. Place bread on grill rack or grill pan coated with cooking spray, grill 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Remove from grill. Rub cut sides of halved garlic clove over one side of each bread slice. Set aside.
3. Combine cheese, tofu, 2 tablespoons water, juice, and minced garlic in a blender, process until smooth.
4. Place one bread slice on each of 6 plates, divide tomato slices evenly among servings. Spoon about 1 tablespoon cheese mixture on each serving, sprinkle evenly with basil and pepper.