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Tomato Crostini with Whipped Feta

Make this fancy Tomato Crostini with Whipped Feta as an appetizer to wow your friends and family! It's amazing!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Resting Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Tomato Crostini with Whipped Feta
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 313kcal
Author: Mique Provost

Ingredients

  • 6 oz feta crumbled
  • 2 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • c olive oil
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 ½ tsp salt (divided)
  • ¾ tsp pepper (divided)
  • 2 tbsp minced shallots (2 shallots)
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 lbs ripe heirloom tomatoes or cherry tomatoes, diced
  • 3 tbsp fresh basil leaves
  • baguette sliced
  • 2 tbsp toasted pine nuts

Instructions

Make whipped feta:

  • Put feta and cream cheese in a food processor and pulse until the cheeses mix.
  • Add ⅓ c olive oil, lemon juice, ½ tsp salt and ¼ tsp pepper.
  • Process until smooth.

Make tomato topping:

  • Up to an hour before you plan on serving, combine shallots, garlic and vinegar in a bowl. Set aside for 5 mins.
  • Whisk in ⅓ c olive oil, 1 tsp salt and ½ tsp pepper.
  • Add tomatoes, stir and set aside for 10 mins.
  • Stir in basil.

Assembly:

  • Spread each slice of bread with whipped feta.
  • Use a slotted spoon to place the tomatoes on top.
  • Put the crostini on plates and scatter with pine nuts.
  • Sprinkle with extra basil.

Nutrition

Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 757mg | Potassium: 293mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 945IU | Vitamin C: 14.4mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 1.9mg