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BrokeAss Gourmet

Crostini 3 Ways

I swear, I did not mean for this dish to feature Christmas colors (unlike Sandra Lee, I do not coordinate my food with my decor), but, alas, there they are. Perhaps it was an unconscious choice.

In any case, this is my favorite way to throw together pretty-looking appetizers while doing seven other things (likely including but not limited to: talking on the phone, checking Facebook, washing a dish and cooking whatever else I’m serving). Basically, they require half an eye and very little thought to put together yet they always turn out gorgeously.

  • ingredients
  • extra virgin olive oil Pantry
  • 1 onion, sliced thinly $0.50
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar Pantry
  • 1 baguette, sliced into 1/2”-thick slices $1.50
  • 6 oz. ricotta $3 for 14 oz.
  • 1 jalapeño, sliced very thinly $0.25
  • honey Pantry
  • Balsamic Cranberry Sauce (or your favorite fruit preserves) $2 for 1 1/2 cups
  • black pepper to taste Pantry
Total Cost of Ingredients $7.25

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Drizzle 3 tbsp olive oil into a medium frying pan over medium-low heat. Add onion and cook for 18-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until caramelized. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and cook for 2-3 more minutes. Remove from heat.

Arrange baguette slices on a baking sheet and drizzle lightly with olive oil. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly crisp. Let cool.

Spread baguette slices liberally with ricotta.

Top 1/3 of the slices with 2-3 slices jalapeño and a drizzle of honey.

Top 1/3 of the slices with a few pinches of caramelized onions.

Top 1/3 of the slices with a spoonful of cranberry sauce or preserves.

Top all crostini with a sprinkle of freshly-ground black pepper.

Serves 4-6.

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