Easy Artichoke Crostini: A Delicious and Simple Appetizer

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Easy Artichoke Crostini: A Delicious and Simple Appetizer
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30mins
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 29, 2023

These Easy Artichoke Crostini are the perfect appetizer for any occasion. Crispy baguette slices topped with a creamy and tangy artichoke mixture, these crostini are bursting with flavor. With minimal ingredients and quick preparation time, you can whip up this crowd-pleasing appetizer in no time. Whether you're hosting a party or just looking for a tasty snack, these Easy Artichoke Crostini are sure to impress.

Ingredients

  • 1 French baguette
  • 1 can (14 oz) artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Slice the baguette into 1/2-inch thick slices.
  3. Place the baguette slices on a baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes, until crispy and lightly toasted.
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine the chopped artichoke hearts, grated Parmesan cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, minced garlic, chopped parsley, salt, and pepper. Mix well to combine.
  5. Spread a generous amount of the artichoke mixture onto each toasted baguette slice.
  6. Return the baking sheet to the oven and bake for an additional 5-7 minutes, until the topping is hot and bubbly.
  7. Remove from the oven and let the crostini cool slightly before serving.
  8. Garnish with additional chopped parsley, if desired, and serve warm.

Interesting Facts

  • Artichokes are a good source of dietary fiber and antioxidants.
  • Artichoke hearts are low in calories and fat, making them a healthy addition to any diet.
  • The combination of Parmesan cheese, mayonnaise, and sour cream creates a creamy and flavorful topping for the crostini.