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Crostini

Yield Makes about 32 toasts; 6 to 8 servings
Notes: Look for long loaves of Italian country-style bread, about 4 inches across, for making these toasts, or substitute large bâtards or baguettes of French bread.

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf Italian-style bread (1 lb.)
  • extra-virgin olive oil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 214
  • caloriesfromfat 38 %
  • protein 5 g
  • fat 9 g
  • satfat 1.5 g
  • carbohydrate 28 g
  • fiber 1.8 g
  • sodium 331 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Slice 1 loaf Italian-style bread (1 lb.; see notes) crosswise about 3/4 inch thick. Brush one side of each slice with extra-virgin olive oil and place, oiled side up, on a 10- by 15-inch baking sheet. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat until golden, about 2 minutes.