Crostini with Tapenade

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    16

    Servings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Thanksgiving: Recipes for a Holiday Meal

Thanksgiving

By Lou Seibert Pappas

Published 2011

  • About

The crostini can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for 3 days. The tapenade will keep in the refrigerator for 10 days. Use any leftover olive spread as a flavorful filling for celery sticks.

Ingredients

  • Pine nuts, ½ cup
  • Slender baguettes, 2, thinly sliced on the diagonal
  • Olive oil for brushing, plus

Method

Preheat the oven to 325°F. Spread the pine nuts on a small, shallow pan and toast, stirring once or twice to prevent scorching, until fragrant and slightly darkened, 8–10 minutes. Pour onto a plate to cool.

Leave the oven on and at 325°F. Arrange the bread slices on 2 rimmed ba