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a recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

These Italian little toasts are incredibly easy to make and an amazing food vessel for dips, spreads or other toppings.

serves 1 baguette
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For crostini

  • 1 lg
    baguette or any crusty bread, evenly sliced to 1/2-inch thick
  • 1/3 c
    extra virgin olive oil, or as needed

How To Make crostini

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350ºF and line a baking sheet with foil; set aside.
  • 2
    Slice the baguette diagonally with a serrated knife. Brush on olive oil.
  • 3
    Place them on the prepared baking sheet and transfer to the preheated oven. Bake them until nicely browned, about 10 to 15 minutes, making sure not to burn the bread.
  • 4
    Halfway through cooking though, rotate the baking sheet and continue baking for the remaining time.
  • 5
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