Garlic Crostini Base Recipe

The extra flavor of garlic can turn a simple crostini base into a flavor explosion by itself. It's a great way to add depth of flavor to dishes without having to add the garlic to the topping.

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Garlic Crostini Base Recipe

  • Published: January 27, 2015
  • By Jason Logsdon
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Total Time: 30 Minutes
  • Makes: 10-20 crostini

Garlic Crostini Base Ingredients

For the Crostini Base

1 baguette
Olive oil
5-10 cloves garlic, minced

Garlic Crostini Base Instructions

For the Crostini Base

Preheat an oven or toaster oven to 200°C (400°F).

Cut the baguette into slices about 13mm (1/2") thick and lay them out on a baking sheet. Lightly brush on some olive oil and sprinkle with salt and the minced garlic. Place in the oven and bake until just beginning to brown and crisp, about 7-10 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool.

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