Garlic Crostini Base Recipe
The extra flavor of garlic can turn a simple crostini base into a flavor explosion by itself. It's a great way to add depth of flavor to dishes without having to add the garlic to the topping.
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Garlic Crostini Base Ingredients
5-10 cloves garlic, minced
Garlic Crostini Base Instructions
Preheat an oven or toaster oven to 200°C (400°F).
Cut the baguette into slices about 13mm (1/2") thick and lay them out on a baking sheet. Lightly brush on some olive oil and sprinkle with salt and the minced garlic. Place in the oven and bake until just beginning to brown and crisp, about 7-10 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool.
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