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Green Olive Crostini

  • TOTAL TIME: 15 MIN
  • SERVINGS: makes 8 crostini
  • FAST
  • HEALTHY
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  • VEGETARIAN

  1. 4 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
  2. 2 1/2 cups large green pitted olives, such as Sicilia (3/4 pound)
  3. 2 tablespoons capers, rinsed and drained
  4. 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  5. 8 large slices of crusty bread
  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.