Crostini of roasted capsicum and basil


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      35 min

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Finger Food: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection

Finger Food

By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 1998

  • About

The name crostini comes from the Italian word ‘crosta’, meaning ‘crust’. Crostini are small rounds of toasted bread with toppings such as pâté, cheese or, as in this case, roasted vegetables.


  • ½ small red capsicum (pepper), sliced in half
  • ½ small green capsicum (pepper), sliced in half
  • 2


  1. Preheat the oven to moderately hot 200°C (400°F/Gas 6). To grill the capsicums, follow the method in the Chef’s techniques.
  2. Cut the capsicums into thin strips and put them into a bowl with the basil and 1 tablesp