Balsamic Strawberry Crostini~

Recipe Courtesy of Roz of La Bella Vita~

Italian bread, sliced diagonally




8 oz. mascarpone cheese, room temperature

2 Tbsp. local honey

fresh strawberries

1 cup Frogole imported Italian strawberries in syrup

balsamic vinegar


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!!!