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crostini lined on a parchment paper.

How To Make Crostini

Quick and easy crostini recipe! Learn how to make crostini at home using a handful of ingredients. It is oven baked and can also be made in an air fryer.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 30 crostini
Calories 23 kcal


  • serrated knife
  • pastry brush


  • 1 long French baguette
  • 3 tbsb Extra virgin olive oil
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 large garlic clove minced


  • Preheat the oven at 200C/400F and get the baking tray ready. Line it with a parchment paper if you prefer.
  • To a small mixing bowl combine olive oil, minced garlic and salt and set aside
  • Slice the baguette thinly into about ½ inch, you can cut the bread diagonally too if you would prefer
  • Brush each slices of bread on both sides with the garlic oil. place the bread on the baking tray in a single layer.
  • Bake in the oven for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown and crispy. Flip the crostini 5 minutes before the end of the cooking time. Bring it out of the oven make sure it cools completely before storing.
  • Serve with toppings of choice as desired.


How to store
Make sure it is cooled completely and store in an airtight container or a Ziploc bag for up to 5 days. It is important that it is stored in an airtight container as exposure to moisture can result in a soft and stale crostini.


Calories: 23kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 51mgPotassium: 9mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gCalcium: 7mgIron: 1mg
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