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Crostini Mediterranean

By: Frank Palazzolo, Chef and Owner of Nonna Maria's in Oracle

Crostini Mediterranean

1 French Baguette approx 9 inch in size cut in THIN 1/2inch slices

1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons of minced garlic

1 Roma tomatoes diced

salt & pepper to taste

4 ounces of feta cheese crumbled

3 ounces of artichoke hearts diced

1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

4 ounces asiago cheese grated

1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.  Arrange the bread slices on a cookie sheet.  Brush  e.v. olive oil over the bread slices.  Bake until pale golden & CRISP, about 15 min. 

2. In a small saucepan combine olive oil, garlic, til mix starts to bubble season with salt & pepper.  Remove from heat.  Add tomatoes, artichoke hearts, & fresh basil.  Stir together.  Lastly add the feta mix well. 

3.  Spoon mix on to each slice of bread sprinkle Asiago cheese

Mangia!!

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