Balsamic Strawberry Crostini~

Recipe Courtesy of Roz of La Bella Vita~


Italian bread, sliced diagonally

butter

cinnamon

sugar

8 oz. mascarpone cheese, room temperature

2 Tbsp. local honey

fresh strawberries

1 cup Frogole imported Italian strawberries in syrup

balsamic vinegar

cinnamon-sugar


Slice bread diagonally.

Spread butter on both sides of bread.

Sprinkle with mixture of sugar and cinnamon (about 1 cup sugar to 2 tsp. cinnamon to start).

Broil for a few minutes on each side; do not burn.

Set aside.

Blend local honey with mascarpone cheese.

Spread a big dollop on each slice of bread

Cut up strawberries.

Blend with imported Italian Fragole strawberries in syrup.

Sprinkle with a little bit of cinnamon-sugar mixture.

Blend in 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar (add more to your taste preference).

Top each cheese-covered crostini with the strawberry mixture.


Garnish with mint, basil, and fresh whole strawberries.


Buon Appetito!!!

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