Crostini With Cheese Torta & Marinated Bell Peppers

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Heather3271

From A Taste of Italy (1996) by The American Cooking Guild: "A combination of dazzling colors, the bell pepper topping turns this cheese torta into a spectacular party appetizer!" Cook time is marinating time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dice roasted bell peppers into squares.
  2. Combine vinegar, oil, herbs, capers, and garlic. Add salt and pepper.
  3. Marinate 30 minutes.
  4. In a small bowl, blend cream cheese, feta, and goat cheese until smooth.
  5. Shape into a mound on a large serving plate; slightly flatten the top.
  6. Pour peppers over cheese; garnish with pine nuts and basil. Surround with crostini.
  7. For Plain Crostini: Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Cut bread into 1/2-inch slices; cut large slices in half. Toast on a baking sheet for 20-25 minutes. When golden brown, rub with garlic if desired. Brush with extra virgin olive oil or melted butter. Bread can also be pan-fried in oil or butter.

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