Variations of crostini

My favorite appetizer with particularly delicious toppings.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 10 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 449 / Protein 12g / Carbohydr. 45g / Fat 24g

Ingredients (4 servings)

7 tbspolive oil
1 clovegarlic
6basil leaves
1 tbspbalsamic vinegar
2 tspsugar
100 ggoat cheese
20 ghoney
20 gpine nuts
100 gParma ham
30 garugula
15 gParmesan


pastry brush, baking tray, oven, potato peeler, baking paper, 2 small bowls, small frying pan, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

When chilled, this crisp and light sparkling wine is perfect with finger food. It harmonizes wonderfully with the slight tartness of the goat cheese and works delightfully with the Parma ham.

Step 1

Variations of crostini

Preheat the oven to 180°C/ 355°F. Cut baguette into slices and place on a baking tray with baking paper. Brush the slices with olive oil and bake in the preheated oven for approx. 10 – 12 min.

pastry brush, baking tray, oven, baking paper, cutting board, knife

1 baguette / 5 tbsp olive oil

Step 2

Variations of crostini

For the bruschetta style crostini, finely dice garlic and shallots and cut basil leaves into thin strips. Next, quarter tomatoes, remove the cores and dice them.

cutting board, knife

1 cloves garlic / 2 shallots / 6 basil leaves / 2 tomatoes

Step 3

Variations of crostini

Mix the garlic, shallots, basil and tomatoes, seasoning with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sugar, and salt and pepper. Spread on a third of the baked baguette slices.

small bowl

2 tbsp olive oil / 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar / 2 tsp sugar / salt / pepper

Step 4

Variations of crostini

For the goat cheese crostini, first roast pine nuts in a frying pan until golden.

small frying pan

20 g pine nuts

Step 5

Variations of crostini

Mix the goat cheese with honey and roasted pine nuts, season with salt and pepper. Spread the mixture on an additional third of the baguette slices.

small bowl

100 g goat cheese / 20 g honey

Step 6

Variations of crostini

For the Parma ham crostini, first lay the arugula, then the Parma ham on the remaining baguette slices. Sprinkle thin Parmesan shavings over the slices. Serve a variation of all crostini.


100 g Parma ham / 30 g arugula / 15 g Parmesan