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Balsamic Blueberry Mascarpone Crostini Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Cooling Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Balsamic Blueberry Mascarpone Crostinis is a quick and easy appetizer recipe. Perfect for last minute entertaining, toasts are topped with a sweet and tangy mascarpone cheese and a blueberry compote with hints of balsamic vinegar and fresh basil, a delicious flavor combination. 

Course: Appetizer
Servings: 18
Author: Gwynn Galvin
Ingredients
TOASTS:
  • 18 (1/4-inch thick) french baguette slices
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
BALSAMIC BLUEBERRIES:
TOPPING:
  • 12 Tbs. mascarpone cheese
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly cracked black pepper
  • 2 Tbs. thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
Instructions
TOASTS:
  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Brush bread slices with olive oil. Arrange on baking sheet and bake until crisp and toasted, 8-10 minutes, turning once.
BALSAMIC BLUEBERRIES:
  1. Meanwhile, in medium non-stick skillet, heat blueberries, vinegar and sugar just until blueberries are tender and a sauce forms, 4-5 minutes. Set aside and let cool.
TOPPING:
  1. Top toasts with mascarpone cheese (about 2 teaspoons per toast) and sprinkle with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Top with balsamic blueberry mixture and fresh basil.
Recipe Notes

Makes 18 toasts.