Festive Crostini

Southern Living
Festive Crostini Recipe
Toast bread and prepare cheese and tomato mixtures ahead. Assemble just before serving to avoid soggy bread.
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1/2 (3-ounce) package dried tomatoes
1 1/2 cups boiling water
1 (16-ounce) baguette, cut into1/2-inch-thick slices
2 garlic cloves, divided
1/2 (8-ounce) package fat-free cream cheese, softened
1 (4-ounce) package crumbled feta cheese
1 (2.5-ounce) can sliced ripe olives, drained
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


Soak tomatoes in 1 1/2 cups boiling water 30 minutes; drain. Chop tomatoes, and set aside.

Place bread on a baking sheet.

Bake at 400° for 10 to 12 minutes or until toasted.

Cut 1 garlic clove in half. Rub bread slices evenly with cut side of garlic.

Stir together cream cheese and feta cheese until well blended. Spread about 1 teaspoon cream cheese mixture evenly on each bread slice.

Mince remaining garlic clove. Stir together minced garlic, tomato, olives, and parsley. Spoon over cream cheese mixture.

Created date

April 2000

Nutritional Information

Calories 87
Fat 1.9 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Sodium 247 mg