Tomato Basil Crostini

Tomato Basil Crostini

You can't beat these gooey cheesy Tomato Basil Crostini appetizers. Use those end of summer tomatoes, add basil, black olives and mozzarella for a perfect party app. Recipe provided by dLife.

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  • 12 servings


  • 12 pieces 100% whole grain baguette, sliced 1/2" thick

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 large tomato, chopped (about 1 cup)

  • 3 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon Lindsay® Pitted Black Ripe Olives, chopped

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

  • 12 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese

Cooking Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. Place bread slices on ungreased cookie sheet. Toast in preheated oven 3-5 minutes. If the bottom side of bread is moist, turn slice over and toast 3-5 minutes more.

  3. Remove from oven. Drizzle 1/4 teaspoon oil over each bread slice. Set aside.

  4. In small bowl, mix tomato, basil, olives, salt, and pepper. Spread tomato mixture evenly over bread slices.

  5. Sprinkle 1 oz.. cheese on each slice. Bake approximately 8 minutes until cheese is melted. Serve hot.


  • Calories155.5
  • Fat7.9g
  • Protein10.3g
  • Cholesterol15.2mg
  • Total Carbs15.7g
  • Fiber5.2g

Percent (%) Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your calorie needs.

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