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  • Prep
    25 min
  • Total
    35 min
  • Servings
    12

Mushroom Asiago Crostini

Ingredients

  • 24 slices baguette (scant 1/2-inch/1 cm thick)
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 lb (250 g) cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 lb (250 g) shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt 
  • 2 shallots, sliced
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) balsamic vinegar 
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Saputo very fine shredded Asiago cheese 
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 pinch hot pepper flakes

Directions

  1. Brush both sides of bread with 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil. Arrange slices on baking sheet. Broil for 1 to 2 minutes per side or until golden and toasted; set aside.
  2. Heat remaining oil in large skillet set over medium-high heat; cook cremini and shiitake mushrooms, salt and shallots for 5 to 8 minutes or until starting to brown. Stir in balsamic vinegar; cook for 1 minute.
  3. Arrange mushroom mixture on top of baguette slices. Sprinkle with Asiago cheese, tarragon and hot pepper flakes.

Tips:

- Add chopped roasted red peppers, if desired.  

- Substitute a dash of chili oil for the hot pepper flakes, if desired.