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Spicy melon mint burrata toast.

Spicy Melon Ricotta Toast

  • Author: Suruchi Avasthi


This sweet-meets-savory toast is the epitome of summer, letting you celebrate the end of August with succulent fruits and fresh herbs that’ll have you holding onto the warm-weather season.


  • 1/2 cantaloupe, chopped into small pieces or scooped with a melon baller
  • 1/2 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 small bunch mint, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder, more or less to taste
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Big pinch of salt to taste
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 6 ounces whole milk ricotta
  • 1/2 jalapeño, seeded
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Sourdough bread, sliced and toasted


  1. Prep the ricotta. To a food processor, add the ricotta, ½ jalapeño, honey, and salt and pepper to taste. Blend until smooth. Pour into a serving bowl and set in the fridge to keep cold.

  2. To assemble and serve, spread ricotta onto bread, and spoon over melons. Top with additional fresh mint and salt to taste. Enjoy!