Festive Crostini

Toast bread and prepare cheese and tomato mixtures ahead. Assemble just before serving to avoid soggy bread.

Yield: 30 appetizers
Recipe from Southern Living

More From Southern Living

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 87
  • Fat: 1.9g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Sodium: 247mg


  • 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


  1. Soak tomatoes in 1 1/2 cups boiling water 30 minutes; drain. Chop tomatoes, and set aside.
  2. Place bread on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 400° for 10 to 12 minutes or until toasted.
  4. Cut 1 garlic clove in half. Rub bread slices evenly with cut side of garlic.
  5. Stir together cream cheese and feta cheese until well blended. Spread about 1 teaspoon cream cheese mixture evenly on each bread slice.
  6. Mince remaining garlic clove. Stir together minced garlic, tomato, olives, and parsley. Spoon over cream cheese mixture.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Festive Crostini Recipe at a Glance
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy