Ricotta Toast Bowl


  • 1 cup Dutch Farms Traditional Ricotta Cheese
  • 2 tablespoons Dutch Farms Fancy Shredded Parmesan Cheese plus additional for garnish (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper plus additional for garnish (optional)
  • 4 slices Dutch Farms Premium Sliced Bacon, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 (½-inch-thick) slices rustic Italian bread, torn into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 Dutch Farms Grade A Large Brown Eggs
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives


  • In medium bowl, stir ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and pepper.
  • In large skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until crisp, stirring occasionally; with slotted spoon, transfer to paper towel-lined plate. Drain drippings from skillet.
  • In same skillet, heat oil over medium heat; add bread and cook 5 minutes or until bread is golden brown and crisp on all sides, stirring frequently.
  • Bring large sauce pot of water to a boil over high heat. With spoon, carefully lower eggs into water; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer eggs 6 minutes. With slotted spoon, transfer eggs to small bowl of cool water; peel.
  • Divide toast pieces into 4 bowls; dollop with ricotta-Parmesan mixture. Top bowls with eggs, bacon, tomatoes and chives; garnish with additional Parmesan and pepper.