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Cheese Crostini

Yield: 24 appetizers Prep 15 mins Bake 400°F 8 mins Stand 1 hr


  • 1/2 pound  fresh mozzarella, diced
  • 1 tablespoon  extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon  chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon  red pepper flakes
  • 2 narrow loaves Italian or French bread, sliced into 12 slices each


1. For mozzarella topping, combine the mozzarella, oil, basil, and red pepper in a medium bowl. Let stand at room temperature 1 hour.

2. Preheat oven to 400 degree F. Arrange the sliced bread on 2 cookie sheets and bake for 5 to 8 minutes or until lightly toasted, turning once. Spoon about 1 tablespoon mozzarella topping onto prepared toasts and bake about 3 minutes more or until cheese just begins to melt. Makes 24 appetizers.

Nutrition Facts

  • cal.(kcal)110,
  • Fat, total(g)3,
  • chol.(mg)7,
  • carb.(g)16,
  • pro.(g)4,
  • sodium(mg)173,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet