Tested till perfect Warm Cherry Tomato Crostini
Warm Cherry Tomato Crostini
Photography by Matthew Kimura

Warm Cherry Tomato Crostini

Olive oil and garlic enhance the bright, sweet flavours of cherry tomatoes to serve on slices of crusty market-fresh baguette.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: July 2008

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  • Portion size 12 pieces

Ingredients

    2 cups (500 mL) cherry_tomatoes, halved
    2 tbsp (25 mL) extra-virgin olive_oil
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
    Pinch pepper
    2 tbsp (25 mL) thinly shredded fresh basil
    Crostini:
    12 slices (1/2 inch/1 cm thick) baguette
    2 tbsp (25 mL) extra-virgin olive_oil
    1 whole clove garlic
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Preparation

In foil pan, toss tomatoes with oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Place on grill over medium-high heat; close lid and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened and juicy, about 10 minutes. Stir in basil.

Crostini: Meanwhile, brush 1 side of baguette slices with oil. Grill over medium-high heat until toasted and golden, about 3 minutes.

Cut garlic clove in half; rub cut side over toasted side of slices. Top with tomato mixture.

Nutritional Information Per piece: about

cal 65 pro 1g total fat 5g sat. fat 1g
carb 5g fibre 1g chol 0mg sodium 93mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 2 vit A 2 vit C 5
folate 4
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