Fresh Herbs and Tomato Crostini Recipe

South Beach Event Catering and Personal Chefs


1/4 cup/60ml olive oil
2 garlic cloves, pressed
1  French bread baguette, cut into 1/4 inch/6.35mm thick slices
3 tablespoons/45ml fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons/30ml olive oil
1/4 teaspoon/1ml salt
1/8 teaspoon/.5ml pepper
1 large tomato, finely chopped
3/4 cup/37g finely chopped green onions
Large handful chopped fresh parsley
15 chopped fresh mint leaves
1/3 cup/60g crumbled feta cheese

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350F/176C/Gas 4

Stir together olive oil and garlic; brush on 1 side of each bread slice. Place bread slices, garlic sides up, on a baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly toasted. Whisk together lemon juice and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Add tomato, onion, parsley and mint; gently toss to coat. Top each bread slice with tomato mixture (about 2 rounded teaspoonfuls/30ml each). Sprinkle with cheese.

** Alternate Recipe ** Green Tomato-Fresh Herb Crostini: Substitute 1 finely chopped large green tomato for red tomato. Proceed with recipe as directed.



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