Tomato and Ricotta Toast

A healthier take on a classic summer breakfast sandwich that uses herbs and whole-grain bread. Be sure to keep it light and go for an Italian seasoning without any added sodium.

Tomato & Ricotta ToastIngredients

  • 1 cup fat-free ricotta cheese
  • 2 tbsp. chopped green onions or scallions
  • 3/4 tsp. sodium-free Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 slices whole-grain bread (lowest sodium available)
  • 2-3 medium tomatoes, thickly sliced


  1. In a small bowl, add ricotta cheese, chopped scallions, Italian seasoning, and black pepper. Use a spoon or spatula to combine.
  2. Meanwhile, toast each bread slice and thickly slice each tomato. To assemble, spread each piece toast with ¼ cup ricotta mixture and top with tomato slices. Serve.

Recipe and photo courtesy of American Heart Association.

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