Basic Crostini

Golden, toasted Basic Crostini serves as a savory base for most spreads or chutneys on your appetizer table.


Serves 10 (serving size: 4 crostini)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 90
Fat 1.7 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Sodium 184 mg


40 (1/4-inch-thick) baguette slices
Cooking spray


Preheat oven to 400°. ­Arrange baguette slices on 2 baking sheets. Coat slices with cooking spray. Bake, 1 sheet at a time, at 400° for 10 minutes or until golden brown and toasted. Cool completely on a wire rack.


Make-ahead tip: Bake crostini, and cool completely; store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to two days.

Ann Taylor Pittman,

Cooking Light

December 2011