Today’s post features three summer crostini recipes that can be made in under 10 minutes. Read on for this easy entertaining appetizer. Crostini with fresh fruits and vegetables is the perfect addition to any summer dinner party. It is as beautiful as it is delicious. Depending on what you have on-hand, you can make any of these three recipes in less than ten minutes.
crostini, fresh food, summer food
1french baguette, sliced
Whipped cream cheese
Sweet & spicy pepper jelly
Fresh goat cheese
Fresh blackberriesraspberries, blueberries or strawberries (whichever you like)
Grape tomatoessliced into discs
Fresh mozzarella cheesesliced into flat pieces
Balsamic glazenot pictured, but a worthwhile addition!
BASIC CROSTINI RECIPE
Cut a baguette into ½ inch slices.
Lay flat on a baking sheet.
Brush tops of baguette slices with olive oil
Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes, or until crust is toasted.
CREAM CHEESE AND SWEET PEPPER JELLY (UNDER 1 MIN PREP)
Spread cream cheese onto the baguette slices, and top with a dollop of jelly.
*This also makes a great cheeseball. Form cream cheese into a ball or loaf, and top with pepper jelly. Serve with tortilla chips, crackers, or baguette slices.
GOAT CHEESE, FRESH BERRIES, HONEY AND MINT (5 MIN PREP)
Spread each baguette slice with softened goat cheese. Top with 1-2 berries. Drizzle with honey. Sprinkle chopped mint leaves on top.
FRESH MOZZARELLA, GRAPE TOMATOES, AND BASIL (10 MIN PREP)
Spread each baguette slice with a slice of fresh mozzarella cheese. Top with 1-2 tomato slices. Drizzle with balsamic glaze. Sprinkle chopped basil leaves on top.