Walnut, Arugula and Gorgonzola Crostini

  • Yield 6 servings

Ingredients

18 -- 1/4-inch-thick diagonal baguette bread slices
4 1/2 teaspoons butter, softened
6 tablespoons chopped toasted walnuts
3 ounces Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
3 tablespoons finely chopped arugula
-- Pepper to taste
-- Arugula leaves, garnish

Instructions

  1. Spread one side of each baguette slice with 1/4 teaspoon butter. Arrange butter side up on a baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees for 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees
  2. Mix the walnuts, cheese and chopped arugula in a medium bowl. Spread over the cooled baguette slices. Season with pepper.
  3. Bake for 6 minutes or just until the cheese melts. Cool the crostini slightly.
  4. Arrange on a serving platter. Garnish with arugula leaves

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Mobile, Bay Tables (Junior League of Mobile, 1999)

Comments

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 184 other followers