Blistered Tomatoes with Ricotta & Herbs

Blistered Tomatoes with Ricotta & Herbs - Libellula
The marrying of just-picked tomatoes, creamy ricotta, and peppery olive oil in this recipe carries with it all the harmonies of a warm summer evening. Pair with a loaf of sourdough or a bowl of crackers!
–  Julia & Camillo

 

BLISTERED TOMATOES with RICOTTA & HERBS

  • 2 Handfuls of Cherry Tomatoes
  • 2 Strips of Lemon Peel
  • 1 Garlic Clove, Smashed
  • 1 Thyme Twig
  • 2 Tbsp Ricotta
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Classico Extra Virgin Olive Oil


1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).

2. Place the washed cherry tomatoes in a bowl: add the lemon peels, the smashed garlic, the thyme, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Transfer everything into a baking dish and bake until the tomatoes burst open (roughly 30 minutes).

3. Place the ricotta in a bowl, add a pinch of salt and pepper and mix well. Spread on the base of a serving dish.

4. Once the tomatoes are cooked, place them in the serving dish on top of the ricotta. Finish the dish with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and serve!

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