Awesome Appetizer - Tomato and Olive Crostini

Here is an awesome appetizer you can try if you are throwing a New Years Eve Party, or asked to bring something to one!  This recipe makes enough for about 8 little ones, you can alter it for as many as you need or want to make pretty easily.  I usually taste test along the way to get a balance I'm in the mood for.  It is a great recipe as is every time though, enjoy!


  • 1/2 cup chopped plum tomato 
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pitted green or black olives
  • 1 teaspoon capers
  • 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil 
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • Dash of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 inch slices from a French bread baguette (8 for this recipe amount) 
  • Cooking spray 
  • 1 garlic clove, halved
  1. Directions
  2. 1. Preheat oven to 375º.
  3. 2. Combine first 9 ingredients.
  4. 3. Lightly coat both sides of bread slices with cooking spray; arrange bread slices in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 375º for 4 minutes on each side or until lightly toasted.
  5. 4. Rub 1 side of bread slices with halved garlic; top evenly with tomato mixture

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