Tuscany Red Pepper Crostinis

Tuscany Red Pepper Crostinis

  • Prep: 25 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total: 30 min
  • Serving: 60 appetizers

Crostinis, or “little toasts,” are thin slices of toasted bread brushed with olive oil or topped with a savory garnish.


  • 1/2 cup butterr, softened
  • 2 large cloves fresh garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 (1-pound) loaf French baguette bread, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 8 (1-ounce) slices Provolone Cheese, cut into eighths
  • 1 (7.25-ounce) jar roasted red peppers, drained, cut into thin strips
  • 2/3 cup freshly shredded Parmesan or Romano cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place the butter and the garlic in a small bowl and mix to combine.
  3. Butter one side of each slice of bread and then place on a baking sheet, buttered side down. Top each slice of bread with 1 slice of cheese and 1 piece of red pepper, and then sprinkle with some of the Parmesan cheese.
  4. Place the crostinis in the oven for 5 minutes to melt the cheese and then serve immediately.


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