Crostini alla Mozzarella

Posted on: May 12, 2013

Crostini alla Mozzarella – Crostini with Baked Mozzarella

Bread and mozzarella is a very important combination in Italy and these simple crostini with baked mozzarella are a must on any party list. This easy and tasty crostini alla mozzarella recipe suits as an appetizer in about any setting, your home or restaurant.
Simply the aroma of the melted mozzarella and the sautéed garlic, anchovies and the sun-dried tomatoes will have anyone wanting to taste these crostini alla mozzarella immediately.

Ingredients for the Crostini alla Mozzarella:
12 small, thin slices toasted or grilled Italian bread
300 gr mozzarella, cut into 12 slices
2 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, finely minced
4 anchovy fillets, finely chopped
40 gr sun dried tomatoes

Preheat the oven 220°C
Top each slice of bread with one slice of mozzarella and place on a lightly baked sheet. Bake about 5 to 6 minutes, or until the cheese is soft and almost completely melted. Meanwhile ,heat the butter and oil in a small sauté pan over low heat, add garlic, anchovies and tomatoes and sauté, stirring constantly for about 2 minutes.
Remove the bread from the oven, put some of the hot garlic mixture over each slice then serve the Crostini alla Mozzarella at once.

Makes 12 portions


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