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rye bread crostini

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

This quick and easy recipe is a tasty appetizer or snack for any old time. Photo:

★★★★★ 1
serves 6-8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For rye bread crostini

  • 6 slice
    german rye bread
  • 2 lg
    garlic cloves, halved
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 3 1/2 oz
    german soft, spreadable cheese
  • 2 md
    ripe tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 3
    basil leaves, sliced very thinly lengthwise
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper

How To Make rye bread crostini

  • 1
    Cut bread slices in half. Rub one side of each piece with the cut side of garlic. Brush with oil and place on a baking sheet; bake in a preheated 400-degree oven for 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Let bread cool slightly and spread toasted bread with cheese. Gently stir together tomato and basil; spoon on top. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve.