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My new summer favorite: Whipped Feta and Tomato Crostini
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Posted to Thread #26234 at 1:18 am on Jun 25, 2014
This is a riff on an Ina Garten recipe I've made before.. I liked the concept, but not her version of whipped feta (it was too tart/overpowering). This version is spot on. For the tomato mixture, I added chopped garlic (a la Ina.)
Whipped Feta & Tomato Crostini
Whipped Feta Spread:
6 ounces feta
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
3 Tbsp olive oil
1 lemon, juiced
½ onion, finely chopped
2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
2 pounds cherry tomatoes
2 Tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
Salt and pepper
1 baguette cut 1/2" slices
Chop the cherry tomatoes into quarters. Combine with the onion, basil, red wine vinegar, and olive oil. You can season with salt and pepper if you like.
Combine the feta, cream cheese, olive oil, lemon juice, and salt & pepper in a food processor. Mix until creamy.
Brush both sides of the baguette slices with olive oil, and bake them on a cookie sheet at 400F until they start browning.
Spread the whipped feta mixture generously on top of the baguette slices. Top with the tomato mixture and serve.
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Other messages in this thread:
- 26234. My new summer favorite: Whipped Feta and Tomato Crostini [LINK] [IMAGE] - Traca - 1:18am on 06/25/14 (8)
- Just....ooooh [NT] - Marg CDN2 - 1:32am on 06/25/14
- Looks great! Thanks! [NT] - Sylvia - 10:45am on 06/25/14
- Yum! Thank you! [NT] - deb-in-MI - 11:00am on 06/25/14
- What a cool idea for summer now that the great tomatoes are flowing out of the garden - KarenNoCA - 2:10pm on 06/25/14
- Thanks Traca, perfect for this time of year! [NT] - Barbara in VA - 4:49pm on 06/25/14
- I'm plan to whip this up for my wife as an evening snack/light meal tonight. - Michael in Phoenix - 5:03pm on 06/25/14
- Bet some crushed pink peppercorns would be nice too--a la KPinky appy [NT] - MoNJ - 5:28pm on 06/25/14
- Mmmm. [NT] - Michael in Phoenix - 10:35pm on 06/25/14