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Strawberry & Goat Cheese Crostini

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There are so many ways to incorporate California Strawberries into any recipe, but here’s one fun and easy idea you can try: Strawberry & Goat Cheese Crostini.

Strawberry & Goat Cheese Crostini

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3

Ingredients

  • ½ French baguette thinly sliced on the bias
  • 1-2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ pint strawberries thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 4 oz. goat cheese at room temperature
  • 3-4 fresh basil leaves julienned for serving

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Put 6 bread slices on a baking sheet and brush slices with oil on both sides. Season lightly with salt and pepper, bake until pale golden, about 10-15 minutes. If you are grilling the crostini, heat over medium-high heat and grill each side for 3-4 minutes.
  • Put cut strawberries in a bowl with balsamic vinegar and let sit for 10 minutes. Spread 1 heaping tablespoon of goat cheese onto each crostini. Top with a few basil shreds and then place a spoonful of marinated strawberries on top. Sprinkle salt on top of the crostini & serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 2  slices | Calories: 354kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 511mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g
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