One of my favorite appetizers to make for a party is a crostini. It’s just so simple, and yet you can get super creative with your finished product. As long as you start with some great french bread, you’re off to a great start. These crostini “recipes” used Pasta & Provisions  par-baked bread, UAV burrata cheese and a variety of toppings.

Want some more great info on UAV cheese, this is a great article: Stretching-to-New-Heights-Uno-Alla-Volta/

For all 3 of the crostini I made for my family in Florida started with the same two steps: Slice and bake the French bread. (note: I really do like to make it between super crunchy, and super soft, just depending on my mood that day. ) Step 2: Spread the burrata (or cheese of your choice, since I love using their ricotta too!)

(note: the products were provided at not cost to me by Pasta & Provisions, but all opinions and recipes are my own.)

Filet and Pesto Crostini:
Additional Ingredients: Filet, garlic, thyme, and pesto.
Additional Directions: In a medium-high pan, add olive oil, garlic and thyme. Salt your filet, and sear both sides to your desired level. Allow meat to rest. Slice and top the cheese with meat and a dollop of pesto.

Prosciutto Crostini:
Additional Ingredients: Prosciutto (available at Pasta & Provisions)
Additional Directions: Top cheese with half a slice of this delicious ham (optional, add thyme.)

Strawberry Thyme Crostini:
Additional Ingredients: fresh strawberries, fresh thyme
Additional Directions: slice strawberries, and top cheese with berries and thyme.

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