- Position oven rack in upper third of oven. Preheat broiler.
- Stir ricotta with salt in a medium bowl. Season with pepper. Arrange baguette slices on a baking sheet. Spoon 2 heaping tbsp ricotta mixture on each baguette slice. Broil in upper third of oven until ricotta is warmed through, 2 to 4 min. Top each slice with a plum wedge. Serve with Maple-balsamic arugula salad.
Side Dish: Maple-balsamic arugula salad
Pair it with: A crisp, cool white.
This bright and refreshing sauvignon blanc from Bordeaux – mostly known for its reds – is a perfect complement to the ricotta and tangy balsamic. Its flavours also mirror the green, peppery arugula. Our pick: 2010 François Lurton Sauvignon Blanc, France, $12.