Crostini are a classic Italian appetizer that are made with toasted bread slices topped with a variety of ingredients. They are simple to make and can be customized to your liking. This recipe for mushroom crostini is a delicious and elegant option that is perfect for any occasion.

Ingredients:

  • 1 baguette, sliced into 1/4-inch thick slices
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 pound mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Brush the baguette slices with olive oil.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the mushrooms, onion, and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the thyme, salt, and pepper and cook for 1 minute more.
  5. Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in the Parmesan cheese and parsley.
  6. Top the baguette slices with the mushroom mixture.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted.
  8. Serve immediately.

Tips:

  • For a more flavorful crostini, brush the bread slices with olive oil and then sprinkle them with garlic powder and Italian seasoning before baking.
  • If you don’t have Parmesan cheese, you can substitute any other type of hard cheese, such as Asiago or Romano.
  • To make a vegetarian crostini, omit the Parmesan cheese and add 1/4 cup of chopped roasted red peppers to the mushroom mixture.

Preparation and Cooking Time:

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10-12 minutes
  • Total time: 25-27 minutes

Yield:

  • 12 crostini

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 150
  • Fat: 8 grams
  • Saturated fat: 1 gram
  • Cholesterol: 5 milligrams
  • Sodium: 200 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates: 18 grams
  • Fiber: 2 grams
  • Sugar: 2 grams
  • Protein: 6 grams

Conclusion:

Mushroom crostini are a delicious and elegant appetizer that is perfect for any occasion. They are simple to make and can be customized to your liking. This recipe is a great option for those who are looking for a quick and easy appetizer that is sure to impress their guests.

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