AMORE® PIZZA CROSTINI
An easy pizza topping on toasted bread makes a perfect party appetizer, quick snack, or light lunch everybody will love.
Preheat the oven to 450°F. Place the bread slices on a baking sheet. Toast the bread 5 minutes.
Stir together the Amore Tomato Paste, olive oil, Amore Garlic Paste, oregano, salt and pepper to taste, in a small bowl.
Stack the basil leaves and cut them crosswise into narrow ribbons.
Spread the sauce on the toasted bread. Top each with a piece of cheese and a sprinkling of basil.
Return the pan to the oven and bake 5 to 7 minutes, or until the cheese is slightly melted. Serve immediately.
8 1/2-inch thick slices Italian bread
3 TBSP Amore Tomato Paste
2 TSP olive oil
1 tsp Amore Garlic Paste or 1 small garlic clove, minced
1/4 TSP dried oregano
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
8 thin slices smoked or fresh mozzarella cheese
4 fresh basil leaves