Goat Cheese Croutons

Makes 16 croutons

Ingredients

  • 16 thin (1/4 inch) slices of French baguette
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 1 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°F.
Place bread slices on a cookie sheet and bake for about 5 minutes or until lightly toasted. Cool on a wire rack.
Mix goat cheese with the garlic and olive oil. Spread goat cheese mixture onto toasts and bake in oven for about 8 minutes or until cheese is bubbly.
In place of the garlic and olive oil, you can add 2 tablespoons basil or tomato pesto.

Serve as an appetizer with olives and antipasto or enjoy with your favorite soup.
Recipe from Central Market Poulsbo - Culinary Resource Center
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