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Crostini Three Ways

Crostini Three Ways - Stracchino and spinach, garlic and cannellini bean and Prosciutto, Pecorino cheese with truffles drizzled in honey. These three easy crostini are they perfect party food.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 18 crostini
Calories: 140kcal
Author: Emily Kemp

Ingredients

  • 1-2 Loaves loaf of ciabatta to make all crostini below
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

For the Spinach and Stracchino:

  • 6 slices of ciabatta bread
  • 100 g stracchino cheese
  • 1 clove garlic
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • 90 g Spinach washed and dried
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

For the Cannelini bean, garlic and lemon

  • 6 slices Ciabatta bread
  • 380 g tin cannellini beans drained and rinsed
  • Zest of half a lemon
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • small handful of basil

For the Prosciutto, Pecorino and Honey

  • 6 slices Ciabatta bread
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 120 g Prosciutto Crudo
  • 60 g Pecorino di Tartuffo thinley sliced, Pecorino with truffles
  • pepper to season

Instructions

  • Put a griddle pan on a high heat. Cut the ciabatta into 18 slices and drizzle each side of bread with the 1 tbsp of olive oil. Place on the griddle pan until toasted and slightly charred on each side ( do this in batcheset aside on a chopping board or large plate.
  • To make the stracchino and spinach crostini put a medium sized pan on a medium heat with 1 tbsp of oil. Finely chop the garlic clove and add to the pan, fry for 30 seconds. Roughly chop the spinach and add to the pan, add 1tbsp of water if it sticks this will help it wilt. Once the spinach is wilted sprinkle with salt and pepper and a squeeze of lemon juice and set aside to cool.
  • Spread 6 slices of toasted bread generously with stracchino cheese then top with spinach.
  • For the cannellini bean Crostini add 1 tbsp of olive oil to a pan under a low heat. Finely chop the garlic and add to the pan, fry for 1 minute. Add the cannellini beans and start to roughly mash them with a fork. Add the lemon zest, salt and pepper and remove from the heat. Add another tbsp of oil and mash everything together, spread on 6 slices of toasted bread topped with a little basil.
  • For the last Crostini simply top 6 slices of toasted bread with Prosciutto, cheese and drizzle over some honey, sprinkle with pepper.

Notes

Calories on average per crostino

Nutrition

Calories: 140kcal