10 Yummy DIY Crostini Recipes For Summer

Crostini are an Italian appetizer consisting of small slices of grilled or toasted bread and toppings. The toppings may include a variety of different cheeses, meats, and vegetables, or may be presented more simply with a brush of olive oil and herbs or a sauce. This is a perfect appetizer for any event: a wedding, a bridal shower, a baby shower, a family dinner or any other party. Let’s consider some of the tastiest recipes of crostini.

Fluffy whipped cheese and fresh sweet strawberries on a tiny toast make a tasty appetizer. These whipped feta crostini, topped with luscious strawberries and mint are too good not to share. With fresh strawberries in local markets, and berries ripening in the garden, adding them to a tiny toast topped with whipped feta and cream cheese seemed like a great way to enjoy them.

DIY strawberry whipped feta crostini (via https:)

DIY strawberry whipped feta crostini (via https:)

These tasty little toasts are an easy party appetizer that is sure to impress your guests! Besides being extremely tasty, and relatively healthy, these crostini have only 6 ingredients and take less than 15 minutes to make. You toast the bread on the grill at the same time you are roasting the tomatoes, so no heating up the kitchen on a hot summer day!

DIY roasted tomato ricotta crostini (via www.foodiegirlchicago.com)

DIY roasted tomato ricotta crostini (via www.foodiegirlchicago.com)

Thick slices toasted bread topped with grilled asparagus and poached eggs, then generously drizzled with peanut sauce. Fast, healthy, full of flavor and beyond delicious. But all dishes with peanut butter are delicious, it makes everything better, don’t you think?

DIY asparagus crostini with eggs and peanut sauce (via www.servingdumplings.com)

DIY asparagus crostini with eggs and peanut sauce (via www.servingdumplings.com)

Spinach and crispy bacon are doused in a simple balsamic dressing then placed on toasted or grilled slices of bread, then crowned with a halved strawberry, and finished off with generous drizzles of extra virgin olive oil and balsamic glaze. Totally yummy!

DIY spinach bacon strawberry crostini (via https:)

DIY spinach bacon strawberry crostini (via https:)

Crispy baguette rounds spread with a creamy layer of lemony whipped feta cheese and topped with juicy cherry tomatoes soaked in a tangy vinaigrette. This is the best appetizer you will ever make – you won’t be able to stop eating it!

DIY tomato whipped feta crostini (via www.certifiedpastryaficionado.com)



DIY tomato whipped feta crostini (via www.certifiedpastryaficionado.com)

Crostini appetizers are so fun to make and the sky’s the limit when choosing toppings. Need an easy idea? This smoked salmon crostini with whipped goat cheese is made with slightly sweet honey-lemon goat cheese and smoked salmon.

DIY smoked salmon crostini with whipped goat cheese (via https:)

DIY smoked salmon crostini with whipped goat cheese (via https:)

This velvety fig and olive tapenade makes an easy and elegant appetizer for a party or a date night in! You can pre-assemble it with cream cheese and walnuts on crostini or serve it spooned over cheese for guests to spread themselves.

DIY fig and olive tapenade crostini (via www.pinchmeimeating.com)

DIY fig and olive tapenade crostini (via www.pinchmeimeating.com)

Garlic shrimp and avocado crostini are a fresh and delicious bite-size appetizer that will be a hit at any gathering or party! Lots of garlic, tender shrimp coated with smoky spices, creamy avocado, lime, and arugula to add a bit of bite.

DIY garlic shrimp avocado crostini (via www.saltandlavender.com)

DIY garlic shrimp avocado crostini (via www.saltandlavender.com)

If you like the flavor and texture combinations of crusty toasted bread, creamy cashew ricotta, vegan crispy bacon drizzled in maple syrup, you’re in luck! These bacon ricotta crostini will make your mouth water.

DIY bacon ricotta crostini (via namelymarly.com)

DIY bacon ricotta crostini (via namelymarly.com)

Make this super delicious seafood spread appetizer to serve over crusty baguettes. This will become everyone’s favorite party food! The creamy, savory seafood spread made with chunks of shrimp and lump crab meat is spread over sliced baguettes and toasted in the oven for a few minutes to melt together the seafood spread and crisp up the baguette slices. It pairs perfectly with some crisp white wine!

DIY seafood crostini with shrimps and crab meat (via www.babaganosh.org)

DIY seafood crostini with shrimps and crab meat (via www.babaganosh.org)

 

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