Feature fresh summer tomatoes in this bright, butter-brushed crostini for a party starter that is made in less than 20 minutes. Complemented by a cream cheese spread, vinegar, and chives, the cherry tomatoes star in this refreshing snack.

Recipe by Southern Living August 2016

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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 tomatoes, black-eyed peas, vinegar, salt, pepper, and chives.

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