A Communal Crostini Platter for Weeknight Dinners! [RECIPE]

Good Evening My Friends!

Every now and then I’ll have a night where I just don’t feel like cooking. After having a terrible migraine yesterday, I was in no mood to cook. And yet, the family still needed to be fed. I knew that when 5 pm rolled around I would get asked the same question that happens nightly: “Mom, what’s for dinner?”. So, I turned to Tasty for this quick and easy “recipe” in my moment of desperation. This crostini platter was simple to whip together. I had most of the ingredients in my cupboards already, saving me even more time and energy.

The result was a communal platter of delicious appetizers that filled us up and tasted light and refreshing. The caprese crostinis were especially popular with the family, along with the goat cheese and cucumber crostinis. So, if you’re having a dinner party, or you just don’t want to cook, grab a few baguettes and give these appetizers a try! You won’t be sorry that you did. That’s it from me, my friends! Stay tuned for more delicious recipes, have a wonderful night, and as always, keep on cooking! ❤

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Communal Crostini Platter 

Courtesy of: Tasty

Makes: 25 crostini bites

Ingredients: 

For the Goat Cheese and Cucumber Crostini: 

  • baguette slices
  • 8 ounces goat cheese
  • 1/4 cucumber, sliced thin with a peeler

For the Caprese Crostini: 

  • baguette slices
  • 8 ounces pesto (I used Trader Joe’s Vegan Pesto)
  • A handful cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 6 ounces mozzarella cheese, sliced thin

For the PB & B Crostini: 

  • baguette slices
  • 1 banana, sliced thin
  • 4 tbsp. peanut butter
  • 1 handful mini chocolate chips
  • Honey to drizzle on top of each crostini

For the Egg Salad Crostini: 

  • baguette slices
  • 1 tbsp. of mayonnaise-dijon mustard, mixed together
  • 1/2 hard boiled egg, per crostini
  • A pinch diced chives
  • A pinch of paprika for garnish

For the Mediterranean Crostini: 

  • baguette slices
  • 1 tbsp. hummus per crostini
  • 2-3 olices, per crostini, diced
  • 1/2 tsp. olive oil drizzle per crostini

Instructions: 

  1. Begin by slicing the baguette into small slices. Brush each crostini with olive oil and toast for 12 minutes. Then use the slices to assemble the crostini bites with each ingredient pairing above.
  2. Serve immediately on a communal platter and enjoy! You’ve earned it! ❤

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