Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Episode: Wedding Shower
Save Recipe Print
Total:
45 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
45 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Arrange the bread slices on 2 heavy large baking sheets. Brush olive oil over the bread slices. Bake until the crostini are pale golden and crisp, about 15 minutes.

Blend the goat cheese and cream cheese in a food processor until smooth and creamy. Add the parsley, thyme, and lemon peel. Using the on/off button, pulse just to blend. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Spread the cheese mixture over the crostini. Sprinkle with the olives, chives, and more pepper. Arrange the toasts on a platter and serve.

Do-Ahead Tip: The crostini and cheese mixture can each be prepared 2 days ahead. Store the crostini in an airtight container at room temperature. Cover and refrigerate the cheese mixture. Let the cheese mixture stand at room temperature for 1 hour to soften slightly before spreading over the crostini.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Grilled Fish and Pineapple 01:02

Pineapple planks are your tasty solution for grilling fish filets.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

French Toast

Recipe courtesy of Great Harvest Bread Company

Cheese Bombs

Cream Cheese Flan

Recipe courtesy of Jo Gonzalez-Hastings

Rib Eye Steak with Onion Blue Cheese Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Lobster Mac and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Stove Top Mac-n-Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Buffalo-Chicken Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Lettuce Wedge with Blue Cheese Dressing

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Fruit Salad with Orange-Vanilla Syrup

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.