For a summertime spin on a classic crostini, add some fresh summer produce to your toast. Use fresh basil from your garden to whip up a delicious pesto, and top with fresh corn kernels, sugar, and salt.

Recipe by Southern Living August 2016

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Credit: Greg Dupree; Styling: Mindi Shapiro

Recipe Summary

active:
3 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
Serves 8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Arrange baguette slices in a single layer on a baking sheet. Brush tops with melted butter. Bake in preheated oven until slices are just beginning to brown at edges, about 12 minutes. Remove from oven, and cool to room temperature.

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  • Spread 1 1/2 teaspoons Lemony Buttermilk Cream Cheese on each crostini.

  • Top with pesto, corn kernels, sugar, and salt.

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