Buttered Parmesan Crostini

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Buttered Parmesan Crostini

Crostini are a fabulous appetizer for any party! Not only are they easy to make, but they can be adapted to fit any taste. This Buttered Parmesan Crostini recipe is a great example – it’s simple, yet delicious.

Crostini are a great snack to serve at a party or for an appetizer. This recipe for buttered Parmesan crostini is easy to make and will be a hit with your guests.

The crostini are topped with Parmesan cheese and butter, then baked in the oven until golden brown. Serve them warm right out of the oven for a delicious bite-sized snack.

Buttered Parmesan Crostini

I love the word crostini because it makes me think of something cute and small and crusty. And that’s exactly what it is. Cute, small, crusty… and in the case of this Buttered Parmesan Crostini, it’s also cheesy and gooey. 

There came a time when I had a bowl of Herbed Potato Leek Soup, and I wasn’t full. I was still starving. I could feel the soup swirling around in my belly. It was nice and warm and soothing, but I still needed something solid. That’s when I decided I needed some cheesy bread.

When I think of cheesy bread, I think of garlic bread smothered in melted yellow cheddar cheese that gets oil on your chin when you take a big bite. I thought I’d try something a little more sophisticated, so I did some experimenting and came up with this parmesan crostini.

This recipe makes a small portion, so you can make it alongside a pasta or soup dish for two. I did just that, and saved the rest of my baguette to make sandwiches the next day.

If you have guests, you can definitely double or triple this recipe and serve it as an appetizer. Or hoard the entire batch and feed them all gummy worms.

What to serve with Buttered Parmesan Crostini

Buttered Parmesan Crostini are the perfect party appetizer or snack. They are easy to make, and can be made ahead of time.

  • Serve with a selection of meats and cheeses.
  • Pair with soup or salad.
  • Top with a variety of toppings, such as roasted vegetables, grilled chicken, or sun-dried tomatoes.
  • Serve as part of a charcuterie board.
  • Dip in a variety of sauces, such as pesto, Marinara, or chocolate sauce.

So next time you’re looking for something new to serve at your next get-together, give Buttered Parmesan Crostini a try – your guests will thank you!

Buttered Parmesan Crostini

Ingredient Notes

Any good cook knows that the key to a great recipe is using quality ingredients. This is especially true when it comes to bread.

A baguette made with fresh, high-quality flour will always taste better than one made with subpar ingredients. The same is true for other ingredients like parmesan cheese and unsalted butter.

In the case of this recipe, the baguette provides a crispy, crunchy texture that pairs perfectly with the creamy parmesan and butter.

The spring onion adds a hint of sweetness and a subtle onion flavor.

Overall, these ingredients work together to create a delicious, crave-worthy dish. So next time you’re in the kitchen, be sure to use quality ingredients – your taste buds will thank you!

How to make Buttered Parmesan Crostini

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Combine parmesan, butter, and onions in a small bowl. Spread evenly on each slice of bread. Place on a baking sheet and on the center rack of the oven. Toast for 10 minutes, or until the edges of the bread are crispy and the cheese is melted. Remove and serve.
Yield: 6

Buttered Parmesan Crostini

Buttered Parmesan Crostini

Looking for an easy appetizer to serve your guests? Look no further than buttered Parmesan crostini! This simple recipe only requires a few ingredients, and it can be made ahead of time. So, why not surprise your friends and family with this delicious snack? They're sure to love it!

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • ⅓ french baguette, cut into six ½-inch slices
  • ¼ cup freshly grated parmesan
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped green onions, green parts only

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Combine parmesan, butter, and onions in a small bowl. Spread evenly on each slice of bread. Place on a baking sheet and on the center rack of the oven. Toast for 10 minutes, or until the edges of the bread are crispy and the cheese is melted. Remove and serve.

Nutrition Information

Yield 2 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 196Total Fat 15gSaturated Fat 9gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 41mgSodium 318mgCarbohydrates 10gFiber 0gSugar 1gProtein 5g

FAQ and Tips

Here are a few tips to help you make the perfect Buttered Parmesan Crostini:

  • Use a good quality baguette. A nice, crusty baguette will hold up better to the toppings and make for a better overall crostini.
  • Slice the baguette into thin slices. If the slices are too thick, they’ll be difficult to eat and won’t have as much flavor.
  • Be generous with the butter and Parmesan cheese. These are the star ingredients, so don’t be shy!
  • Toast the crostini until they’re golden brown and crispy. This will help them hold up to the toppings and give them a delicious flavor.

With these tips in mind, you’ll be sure to impress your guests with Buttered Parmesan Crostini that are nothing short of perfection!

Can I make Buttered Parmesan Crostini ahead of time?

Parmesan Crostini can be made up to 24 hours in advance. Simply toast the bread, prepare the topping, and store in an airtight container until ready to serve.

Can I substitute the butter for another type of spread?

Yes, you can use margarine, cream cheese, or another type of Spreadable Butter product. If you do not have access to buttered Parmesan cheese, you could also use shredded Parmesan cheese.

How should I serve Buttered Parmesan Crostini?

Buttered Parmesan Crostini are best served warm, straight from the oven. However, they can also be served at room temperature. If you are serving them at a party, you may want to set out a few different toppings so that guests can customize their own crostinis. Some popular toppings

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