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Greek Crostini

 Greek Crostini
Here's a spin on traditional bruschetta. Greek vinaigrette and ingredients make these crostinis one of a kind.—Mary Shivers, Ada, Oklahoma
24 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup Greek vinaigrette
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup Greek pitted olives, chopped
  • 1/2 cup roasted sweet red peppers, drained
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 24 slices French bread baguette (1/4 inch thick)
  • 3/4 cup crumbled goat or crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  • In small bowl, combine the cream cheese, vinaigrette and garlic. Stir
  • in olives and red peppers just until blended.
  • Spread butter over baguette slices; place on an ungreased baking
  • sheet. Bake at 400° for 3-4 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Spread cream cheese mixture over toasts; sprinkle with goat cheese.
  • Bake 2-3 minutes longer or until cheese is softened. Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 appetizer equals 100 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 182 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer