Grilled Avocado Caprese Crostini Recipe

Grilled Avocado Caprese Crostini Recipe

How To Make Grilled Avocado Caprese Crostini

A simple yet filling Caprese crostini perfect to kick off your party. The crisp little toasts are infused with olive oil and garlic to complete this dish.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 8 pcsFrenchor Italian baguette, sliced
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 1pcavocado sliced thinly
  • 9ozvine ripened cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 100grmsfresh bocconcini in water or baby mozzarella balls
  • ½cupbasil leavesdivided
  • 2tbspbalsamic glaze

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Arrange bread on a baking sheet, drizzle both sides with olive oil and bake for 15 to 20 minutes until golden, flipping toasts midway through to crisp all over.

  3. Rub the crostini with the cut side of the garlic while still warm and season with a little salt and pepper.

  4. Divide ¼ cup of the basil leaves on each slice of bread, about 2 to 3 basil leaves per bread, then top each with the avocado slices, tomato halves, and mozzarella.

  5. Season with salt and/or pepper to taste.

  6. Broil or grill for 3 to 5 minutes, or until cheese has started to melt through.

  7. Finely chop remaining basil leaves and sprinkle over the crostini. Drizzle with balsamic glaze to serve.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 8564.11kcal
  • Fat: 640.20g
  • Saturated Fat: 370.28g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 193.93g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 23.19g
  • Carbohydrates: 70.09g
  • Fiber: 4.52g
  • Sugar: 32.12g
  • Protein: 623.12g
  • Cholesterol: 2212.00mg
  • Sodium: 17565.64mg
  • Calcium: 14197.12mg
  • Potassium: 2602.71mg
  • Iron: 13.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 5105.67µg
  • Vitamin C: 18.08mg
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