Appetizers Breakfast + Brunch

Strawberry Quick Jam + Ricotta on Sourdough Toast

Zesty ricotta and delicious strawberry jam pair in a great brunch recipe—savory and sweet!

A simple recipe to use up those delicious, in-season strawberries. The zesty ricotta and sweet strawberry jam pair so well together—savory and sweet! This works well of course for breakfast or brunch, but would make a great snack or even an appetizer idea, by serving it in smaller bites. Hard to resist!

Strawberry Quick Jam + Ricotta on Sourdough Toast

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword jam, strawberry
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 pound strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup ricotta or farmer’s cheese
  • 4 slices sourdough bread, toasted
  • Kosher salt, to taste


  1. 1) Combine the strawberries, sugar, lemon juice, and salt in a large skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, mashing with a wooden spoon, until the strawberries break down and the jam has thickened, about 7 to 9 minutes. Transfer to a clean glass container and let cool completely. Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.

  2. 2) To serve, spread the cheese on the toasts. Spoon 2 to 3 tablespoons of the jam on top.


Bon Appétit!
xx — BB

2 comments on “Strawberry Quick Jam + Ricotta on Sourdough Toast

  1. shawnmdevries

    Looks amazing!

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