Ricotta-Spinach Toast- anti-cancer recipes- cook for your life

Ricotta-Spinach Toast

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 7 ingredients

Fresh spinach is great. Sautéed spinach is even better. But sautéed spinach combined with tomatoes and ricotta cheese is just heavenly. While the ricotta cheese in this Ricotta-Spinach Toast provides a fresh...


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 slices of whole wheat bread
  • sun dried tomatoes, for garnish (optional)

Nutrition Facts


221 cals


13 g

Saturated Fat

6 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

1 g

Monounsaturated Fat

5 g


16 g


2 g


2 g


11 g


248 mg


  1. Heat a medium size pan on medium heat.  Add 2 teaspoons of olive oil.  Once the oil is warm, sauté spinach until slightly wilted.
  2. Remove the spinach from the heat, squeeze to remove excess moisture and roughly chop.
  3. In a small bowl, mix ricotta, spinach, remaining olive oil, and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Toast bread slices until golden brown.
  5. Spread ricotta mixture evenly on toast. Garnish with sun-dried tomatoes.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the  Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed.,  published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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