Green Olive Crostini

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  • Servings: makes 8 crostini
KEY: Christmas, Cocktail Party, Graduation Party, Holiday Open House, New Year's Eve, Italian, Appetizers/starters, Fast, Healthy, Make Ahead, Vegetarian, Afternoon Tea, Snack

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  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
  • 2 1/2 cups large green pitted olives, such as Sicilia (3/4 pound)
  • 2 tablespoons capers, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 large slices of crusty bread

How to make this recipe

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°. In a food processor, process the garlic, olives, capers and olive oil to a coarse paste.
  2. Toast the bread on the oven rack for 6 minutes, or until crisp and browned. Spread the olive paste thickly over the toasts and serve.

Make Ahead

The olive paste can be refrigerated for 2 days. Let return to room temperature before using.

Contributed By Published November 2004

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