Crunchy Crostini


  • Makes30 to 30 servings

These mild, garlicky toasted baguette slices are the ideal base for appetizers (to save even more time, you could buy melba toast rounds or crackers.)


  • half whole wheat baguette

  • 1 garlic clove

  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • Take about half a whole wheat baguette and slice diagonally into 1⁄4 in (0.6 cm) slices; place on a rimmed baking sheet. Rub a raw garlic clove over the surface of each. Brush lightly with 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil and bake at 350°F (180°C) for 10 minutes. Slather with your choice of toppings and serve.

  • Makes 30 slices.

  • Make ahead! Store crostini up to 1 week in an airtight container.

  • In a serving (1 slice): 17 calories, 0.5 g protein, 0.6 g fat, 2.8 g carbohydrates, 0.3 g dietary fibre

This article was originally published on Dec 01, 2009

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