Artichoke and Bean Crostini
Forget going out to eat or ordering takeout every time you crave Mediterranean food. Try making Artichoke and Bean Crostini at home. This recipe makes 6 servings with 446 calories, 16g of protein, and 25g of fat each. This recipe covers 14% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. It works well as From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 49 minutes. A mixture of lemon zest, pecorino romano, artichoke hearts, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so yummy.
Watch how to make this recipe.
Put an oven rack in the center of the oven. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray
Lay the prosciutto in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes until crispy. Set aside to cool for 10 minutes.
On another baking sheet, arrange the bread slices in a single layer. Using a pastry brush, brush the bread with 1/4 cup of the oil.
Bake until golden, about 12 to 15 minutes.
In a food processor, combine the artichoke hearts, beans, cheese, basil, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Pulse until the mixture is chunky. With the machine running, slowly add the remaining 1/4 cup of olive oil. Spoon the artichoke mixture onto the crostini. Crumble the prosciutto and sprinkle on top.
Drizzle with oil and serve.
Recommended wine: Sparkling Wine, Chianti, Verdicchio, Sparkling Rose, Trebbiano
Crostini works really well with Sparkling Wine, Chianti, and Verdicchio. If you're serving a selection of appetizers, you can't go wrong with these. Both are very food friendly and complement a variety of flavors. One wine you could try is Moet & Chandon Imperial (3 Liter Bottle - Jeroboam). It has 5 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 600 dollars.
Moet & Chandon Imperial (3 Liter Bottle - Jeroboam)The color is an elegant golden straw yellow with amber highlights.Its aromas are radiant, revealing bright yellow-fleshed fruits (apple, pear, yellow peach), honey, floral nuances (lime blossom) and elegant blond notes (brioche and fresh nuts).The palate is seductive, richly flavorful and smooth combining generosity and subtlety, fullness and vigor, followed by a delicately fresh crispiness (fruit with seeds), to reveal the magical balance of champagne.