Wild Mushroom and Pesto Crostini

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Cheese Please

This dish is not only delicious, it is easy to prepare. It is also great served at dinner parties!

Top Review by whitneymcconkey

I was really really unsure about these, but I had just made fresh pesto this week and needed to use my baguette before it went bad, so I tried it, and HOLY COW was I pleasantly surprised. They were DELICIOUS! They were also incredibly easy to make considering the pesto was already made. I didn't follow the exact amounts of the recipe, but rather just threw it all together, so the only advice I would make to someone who makes this recipe is to not underestimate the amount of mushrooms to use, I knew they would shrink in size when sauteed, but I still underestimated. I used about 1/2 of a tub you get at the store and it made 6 small crostinis, and that was pushing it. I will absolutely be making these again and taking them to the next party I go to!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet.
  2. Add garlic and saute for 2-3 minutes until brown over medium-high heat.
  3. Add mushrooms and saute for 8-10 minutes until thoroughly cooked.
  4. Remove from heat and add sauteed mushrooms to a small mixing bowl of prepared pesto. Toss until mushrooms are evenly coated.
  5. Slice whole wheat baguette in half length-wise and then cut into small 1/2 inch slices.
  6. Toast until golden brown and then top with mushrooms and Parmesan. Enjoy!

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