Olive Spread Crostini
Serves: 2-4
  • 3.5 oz (100g) black olives (or kalamata)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 green onion
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup shredded cheese
  • 1 red pepper
  • ½ red onion, chopped as small as you want it
  • pepper to taste
  1. Remove the pits from olives if needed and place them into a food processor
  2. Add one green onion, one garlic clove and two tablespoons of olive oil; give it a swirl until it turns into a spread
  3. Slice your french baguette and spray a bit of olive oil on each slice; with a knife spread a thin layer of olive mix on each then sprinkle some red onion.
  4. Place bread slices on a baking sheet and bake at 375° F / 190° C until bread becomes lightly golden then remove from oven, add a couple of slices of red pepper, shredded cheese and put back in the oven for 5 more minutes or until the cheese melts.
  5. Add chopped basil and serve. Yummo!
Recipe by CookingGlory at http://www.cookingglory.com/recipes/appetizers/olive-spread-crostini/