Giada's Crostini Alla Romana

"A recipe from Giada de Laurentis as shown on her tv show "Everyday Italian" She used sage on her show, but I prefer basil."
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Ready In:
12 pieces




  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Place the slices of ciabatta on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Bake until crisp and golden around the edges, about 8 minutes.
  • Remove the bread from the oven.
  • Place the prosciutto slices and mozzarella on the crostini toast and return to the oven to melt the cheese, about 8 more minutes.
  • Remove the baking sheet from the oven.
  • Transfer the crostini to a serving plate.
  • Sprinkle fresh basil over and serve immediatley.

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  1. We really enjoyed this appetizer. Easy to make too. Made for my three chefs 2013.


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