Crostini

READY IN: 14mins
Recipe by newspapergal

Extremely easy Italian bread. I serve this with almost every meal.

Top Review by tony.woodward

I was looking for a very simple instruction about how to prepare crostini. Simple recipe but I looked at Jamie Oliver and he just said "grill the slices" - er - do you turn them over? All the others elaborate about toppings but don't mention the bread. So thank you.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Position rack in the upper part of oven and preheat to 450 degrees.
  2. Using a bread knife, cut bread on the diagnal into slices 1/2 inch thick.
  3. Brush each side lightly with olive oil and place on baking sheet.
  4. Bake, turning once until lightly golden.
  5. Watch carefully and do not allow crostini to toast til hard.
  6. This is no time to watch TV.
  7. Remove from oven and rub with the garlic clove.
  8. Crostini can be topped with a lot of things like fresh herbs, anchovy spreads, olives, artichoke, ricotta-- etc--.

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