Truffle pesto and goats cheese crostini

Arguably the most versatile appetizer, Crostini consists of small slices of toasted bread with an array of flavoursome toppings. This recipe uses strong flavours to create a delicious crostino, without being too overpowering. Enjoy as a mid-afternoon snack or with an Aperitivo!

Categories: Pesto

Serves: To make 20 individual crostini Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes

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Ingredients

  • 1 small baguette
  • Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil for brushing
  • 150g log of goats cheese
  • Filippo Berio Truffle Pesto
  • Small jar of artichoke hearts
  • Filippo Berio Gran Cru Balsamic Vinegar
  • Parsley to garnish

Method

  1. Slice baguette
  2. Heat oven to 200’C, lay the slices of baguette on a tray and brush with Filippo Berio Extra virgin Olive Oil. Bake for 10 minutes until golden brown. Allow to cool on a rack.
  3. Place on a tray or plate, spread with Filippo Berio truffle pesto and a slice of goats cheese.
  4. Top with a sliver of artichoke heart and a drizzle of Filippo Berio Gran Cru Balsamic Vinegar and top with parsley.

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Truffle Pesto

Produced in Liguria, the home of Pesto, this versatile aromatic pesto has the rich flavour of summer truffles. You can now enjoy this flavour all year long! Simply stir into freshly cooked pasta, adding a little water from the drained pasta, to create a luxurious creamy sauce and serve with fresh parmesan.

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