Olive Rosemary Crostini

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 cloves garlic, cracked away from skin

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1 small loaf crusty bread, sliced

1/4 pound Sicilian oil-cured black, pitted and chopped

1/4 pound green olives, pitted and chopped

3 tablespoons capers, drained

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

2 sprigs fresh rosemary, leaves stripped from stems


  1. Heat 2 cloves garlic in oil over low heat in a small skillet. Char bread slices under hot broiler to brown on both sides. Dab charred bread with garlic oil using a pastry brush. Place reserved oil in a small bowl with chopped olives. Place garlic cloves on a cutting board and pile together with capers, red pepper flakes and rosemary leaves. Finely chop garlic and herb mixture. Combine garlic-herb mixture with olives and oil in a small bowl. To assemble crostini, spread olive tapenade on toasts and enjoy!

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