Sweet, grassy squash is sauteed with olive oil, lemon and rosemary, then arranged atop a garlic-rubbed, ricotta-slathered slice of baguette. These handheld treats have the most satisfying contrast in both flavor and texture. The crisp, toasted bread against the tender rounds of zucchini and squash. The cool, creamy ricotta against the sharp bite of garlic and soaring brightness of lemon. So. Yum.
Summer Squash Crostini is a simple yet elegant way to use up the bounty of beautiful squash available at the markets right now. Serve these bites as an appetizer at a backyard bash, or pair with a chilled summer soup for a light dinner. Continue reading for the recipe.