nverland (nverland) wrote in mfu_canteen,

Prosciutto-Wrapped Avocado Crostini with Balsamic Glaze

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Avocado Crostini with Balsamic Glaze
Prep time 12 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 22 mins Yield: 4-5 appetizer servings

Half of a large baguette loaf
2 Tbsp olive oil, for brushing
1 ripe avocado, cut into slices
3-4 prosciutto slices, cut into 1 ½"-wide strips
Balsamic glaze (store-bought or homemade)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Slice baguette on the diagonal in slices about ¼" thick and brush both sides of each slice with olive oil. Place baguette slices on a baking sheet in a single layer and toast 10-15 minutes, or until the bread is slightly golden in color and lightly toasted (not too crisp). Let cool.
Slice avocado into thin wedges and slice each piece of prosciutto into three equally-sized strips, length-wise. Wrap each avocado wedge with a strip of prosciutto. Place prosciutto-wrapped avocado wedge on a piece of toasted bread.
Before serving, drizzle balsamic glaze over top of each crostini.

This recipe is certainly adaptable to serving size. Feel free to increase the quantity of ingredients to feed your crowd!
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