Balsamic Blueberry Mascarpone Crostinis

Balsamic Blueberry Mascarpone Crostinis
Balsamic Blueberry Mascarpone Crostinis

Toast Ingredients

  • 18 (1/4″ thick) baguette slices
  • 1 Tbs olive oil

Topping Ingredients

  • 12 Tbs mascarpone cheese
  • 1c fresh blueberries
  • 1 Tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepepr
  • 2 Tbs thinly sliced basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F
  2. Brush bread slices with olive oil.  Arrange on a baking sheet and toast until just browned, 8-10 minutes with one turn
  3. In a skillet, heat blueberries, vinegar an sugar just until blueberrries are tender and a sauce forms, about 4-5 minutes.  Set aside and let cool
  4. Top toasts with about 2 tsp mascarpone each and sprinkle with salt and pepper
  5. Top with blueberry mixture and fresh basil