Truffle Pesto Crostini with pecorino, pine nuts & olive oil

Indulge in the exquisite flavour of our Truffle Pesto Crostini with Pecorino, Pine Nuts, and Olive Oil. This tantalizing recipe combines the richness of truffle pesto with the nutty notes of pecorino cheese and the crunch of pine nuts. The crostini provides a crispy base for this delectable appetiser. Drizzled with the finest Filippo Berio Olive Oil, each bite is elevated to new heights of culinary bliss. Whether you're hosting a dinner party or simply craving a gourmet snack, these crostini are sure to impress with their elegant presentation and irresistible taste!

Categories: Breads, Pesto, Pizza & Panini, Starters

Serves: Makes 20 crostini Preparation time: 25 minutes

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Ingredients

Crostini

  • 1 baguette (1-2 days old)
  • 25ml Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Topping

  • Filippo Berio Truffle Pesto
  • Pecorino (a few grates)
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Method

  1. Thinly slice the baguette. Heat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Pour a generous glug of Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil into pan and dip slices on both sides so they are lightly covered.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes, they should be golden. If they need an extra 5 minutes then turn them first before cooking an extra 5 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
  4. Spread the crostini bases with Filippo Berio Truffle Pesto.
  5. Add a few pine nuts and sprinkle the pecorino on top. Drizzle with Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

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Truffle Pesto

Produced in Liguria, the home of Pesto, this versatile aromatic truffle pesto has the rich flavour of black 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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