Cheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth Cooking

If you’re after a mid-morning snack that’s packed with flavor but only needs 10-minutes of effort, this Cheese Crostini recipe should top your list:

It’s packed with delicious brie cheese and topped with the earthy flavors of mushrooms, walnuts, onions, and peppery spice. Perfect to eat while on the move, as a snack, or even as brunch.

Watch the short recipe video above and get cooking with the ingredients and steps below:

Ingredients

  • 1 block Brie Cheese
  • 4 Rusks
  • Black Peppercorns (Crushed and to taste)
  • 1 tbsp. of Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp. of Green Garlic (Finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp. of Onions (Finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup of Button Mushrooms (Finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsps. California Walnuts (Chopped)
  • Salt (To taste)
  • Thyme (To taste)
  • 1 tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar
  • Parsley (Finely chopped and added to taste)

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Cheese Crostini Recipe

Cooking Steps

  1. Slice the brie into rusk-sized wedges.
  2. On an oven-proof tray add the rusks.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees celsius.
  4. Top each rusk with a brie wedge.
  5. Add crushed black peppercorns to the brie (to taste).
  6. Put the rusks and brie into the oven and bake until the cheese melts.
  7. In a pan, over medium heat add the oil, chopped garlic, onions, mushrooms, walnuts, salt, a pinch of thyme, and mix.
  8. When the onion and mushrooms brown (2 minutes), add balsamic vinegar and continue to cook for another 3 minutes.
  9. Take the pan off the heat when the walnuts are toasted, and onions and mushrooms are soft but not mushy.
  10. Top each rusk with the mix from step 8 and finish with a sprinkle of chopped parsley.
  11. Serve while hot.

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