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It’s always a good idea to have a few crostini recipes on hand, especially if you love entertaining. Crostini are easy to prepare and don’t require any utensils, which makes them the ideal finger food for parties.
The best part about crostini is that you can top them with just about anything: a creamy dip, sautéed veggies, paté, chicken salad, and all sorts of meats and cheeses.
Need some crostini topping ideas? Here are seven excellent recipes to get you started:
Crostini Topping #1: Pulled Pork
Pulled pork gets the royal treatment when you set it atop crisp bread medallions. A touch of cilantro and shredded red cabbage complete the ensemble.
Crostini Topping #2: Fava Beans
Smashed fava beans infused with mint and lemon juice are a colorful crostini topping. This is a wonderful appetizer to enjoy with Serrano ham.
Crostini Topping #3: Chicken Liver and Onions
If you are a fan of chicken liver paté then this is the perfect crostini topping for you. It's an Italian recipe popular in Tuscany that is lovely paired with a dry red wine.
Crostini Topping #4: Kale and Cheese
Grilled bread is topping with garlicky sautéed kale and mascarpone cheese in this delectable crostini recipe.
Crostini Topping #5: Black Olives
Craving salty and crunchy flavors? Then whip up this quick crostini topping made with black olives, olive oil, garlic, pine nuts and balsamic vinegar.