Strawberry Basil Mascarpone Bruschetta
Fresh strawberries get macerated with basil and piled high over toasted bread and creamy mascarpone. You won't be able to get enough of this strawberry basil mascarpone bruschetta!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
- 4 oz mascarpone cheese
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice, divided
- 1-1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1/4 cup fresh minced basil
- 12 slices french bread
- 2 tablespoons melted butter
In a small bowl, beat mascarpone cheese, honey, and 1 tablespoon lemon juice until smooth. Set aside for a moment.
In a small bowl, mash strawberries slightly with sugar and remaining 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Let stand 5 minutes until juices release, then stir in basil.
Arrange french bread slices on a baking sheet and brush each slice with melted butter. Broil french bread on high 1 minute until toasted.
Spread mascarpone mixture on toasted bread slices then top with strawberry mixture. Serve immediately and enjoy!