Strawberry-Balsamic Crostini
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Strawberry-Balsamic Crostini

Prep: 10 minutes plus standing
Grill: 3 minutes • Serves: 4

3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon honey
2 cups chopped strawberries
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
8 (1/2-inch-thick) slices ciabatta bread
3/4 cup ricotta cheese
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8teaspoon black pepper

1.Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat. In large bowl, whisk vinegar and honey; stir in strawberries and mint. Let strawberry mixture stand 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2.Place ciabatta on hot grill rack; cover and cook 3 minutes or until grill marks appear, turning once. Let ciabatta stand 5 minutes.

3.Spread cheese on ciabatta; sprinkle with salt and pepper and top with strawberry mixture. Makes 8 crostini.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (2 crostini):
253 Calories, 7g Fat (4g Saturated), 24mg Cholesterol,
437mg Sodium, 38g Carbohydrates, 3g Fiber, 10g Protein