Sunday, July 25, 2010

Fresh Herb-Tomato Crostini

This super flavorful spread was delicious! The use of all the fresh ingredients create a great taste that would surely entertain your crowds. After chopping all of the herbs for this dish our whole downstairs had the aroma of fresh mint and parsley. Enjoy!

Fresh Herb-Tomato Crostini
Adapted from Southern Living Quick and Easy 145 Simple Recipes You'll Love

1/4 cup olive oil
2 garlic cloves, pressed
1 French bread baguette, cut into 1/4 inch slices
3 T fresh lemon juice
2 T olive oil
1/4 t salt
1/8 t pepper
1 large tomato, finely chopped
3/4 cup finely chopped green onions
1/2 cup fresh chopped parsley
1 T chopped fresh mint
1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese

1. Preheat oven to 350. Stir together olive oil and garlic; brush on 1 side of each French bread slice. Place bread slices, garlic sides up, on a baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly toasted.

2. Whisk together lemon juice and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Add tomato and next 3 ingredients; gently toss to coat.

3. Top each bread slice with tomato mixture. Sprinkle each crostini with crumbled feta cheese.

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