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Lemon Grape Crostini

  • Author: Alexandra Thurlow The Kitchen at Mountain View
  • Prep Time: 00:10
  • Cook Time: 00:15
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 16-20 1x

Description

Crostini couldn’t be simpler to make or more versatile to use. Meaning “toasts” in Italian, they are the perfect base for your pick of toppings. This Lemon Grape Crostini is all the things you want on a little toast. It’s sweet, savory, and bright. 


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Ingredients

French Baguette, sliced evenly

5 oz spreadable goat cheese

1/4 cup milk

1/2 lemon juiced

1 1/2 cups black grapes, sliced in half

5 shallots, thinly sliced

olive oil

lemon zest

salt to taste


Instructions

For the Crostini:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Arrange baguette slices onto a baking sheet. Brush both sides with olive oil.

Bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes.

For the Lemon Goat Cheese:

Combine goat cheese, milk, and lemon juice into a food processor and blend until smooth.

For the Grape Shallot Topping: 

In a small saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add grapes and shallots, cook until soften, about 5 minutes. Add salt to taste.

Assemble Lemon Grape Crostini:

Spread lemon goat cheese onto baguette slices.

Top with grapes and shallots.

Finish with fresh lemon zest.


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