FRENCH TOASTWITH RICOTTA AND NUT FILLING
SERVES 4 Preparation time: 15 min Cooking time: 5- 10 min
1 ciabatta loaf
300 g ricotta cheese 50 g slivered almonds 10 g fresh parsley, chopped 10 g fresh chives, chopped salt and freshly ground pepper
6 eggs 60 ml ( ¼ c) milk
30 ml ( 2 T) butter 60 ml ( ¼ c) honey Preheat the oven to 200 ° C 1 Cut the bread into eight thick slices 2 Filling Mix the ingredients and spoon over half the bread slices Cover with the remaining slices to make sandwiches 3 Egg coating Beat the eggs and milk together 4 To finish Carefully hold the sandwiches together and dip in the egg mixture, ensuring they’re completely coated 5 Heat the butter in a pan and fry the sandwiches on both sides until golden Arrange on a baking sheet and bake for 5- 10 minutes or until heated through 6 Drizzle with the honey and scatter extra toasted almond slivers on top, if preferred
Use normal white bread instead of ciabatta and roasted sunflower seeds instead of almonds – it’s just as tasty!
LESS THAN 30 MIN