Mushroom Olive Crostini

Mushroom Olive Crostini

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Crostini literally means ‘little crusts’ in Italian . These dainty-looking appetizers consist of crisped bread with interesting toppings, in this case a creamy and cheesy mixture of mushrooms, olives and onions perked up with pepper and mustard paste.

The Mushroom Olive Crostini is an all-rounder, with an irresistible appearance, peppy flavour and inviting aroma too. Just make sure the crostini is served as soon as it is prepared.

This bite size appetizer is perfect for a Cocktail Party .

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Mushroom Olive Crostini recipe - How to make Mushroom Olive Crostini

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     12Makes 12 servings
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6 large bread slices
butter for cooking

For The Topping
1 cup finely chopped mushrooms (khumbh)
2 tbsp onions , finely chopped
1/2 green chilli , finely chopped
2 tsp plain flour (maida)
1/2 cup milk
1 tbsp grated processed cheese
1/4 tsp french style mustard
4 to 6 ml black olives , deseeded and chopped
1 tbsp butter
salt and to taste

For the toppping

    For the toppping
  1. Heat the butter in a pan, add the onion and green chilli and sauté till the onion is translucent.
  2. Add the mushrooms and plain flour and sauté for a further 2 minutes.
  3. Gradually add the milk, while stirring continuously so that no lumps form. Bring to a boil.
  4. Add the cheese, mustard, black olives, salt and pepper and mix well.
  5. Allow it to cool and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Cut the bread into 50 mm. (2") diameter circles, using a cookie cutter. You will get about 12 circles.
  2. Lightly butter each bread circle on one side.
  3. Arrange the buttered bread circles on a baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Spread the topping mixture generously on top of each bread circle. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Serve hot.

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Mushroom Olive Crostini
 on 22 Jan 16 04:53 PM

Mushroom olive crostini.. a perfect starter for a perfect party.. the saucy mushrooms.. with a crusty base is just too good.. Served this to my guests.. and they just loved this..
Mushroom Olive Crostini
 on 20 Jul 13 10:41 AM

Nice crunchy toast with an awesome filling of mushrooms and olive. Great snack and i used whole wheat bread to make it healthier.