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Organic tomato, pesto and goats cheese crostini

Organic tomato, pesto and goats cheese crostini

By choosing organic, you know that the food has been produced to the very highest standards of environment-friendly farming, with an emphasis on respectful use of the countryside and concern for animal welfare.

It is little wonder then why more and more people are turning to organic food these days. The good news is that organic ingredients are just as tasty and can be utilised for a variety of dishes and courses.

Having a dinner party soon? Why not welcome your guests with some delicious organic tomato, pesto and goats cheese crostinis?

Bord Bia has put together this simple and delicious recipe. It will take you just a few minutes, but will have your friends still praising it long after the event.

Organic tomato, pesto, and goats cheese crostini

Ingredients

1 large French stick

1 tabsp olive oil

4-5 organic tomatoes, chopped

2 scallions, thinly sliced

Fresh coriander, chopped

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

100g creamy goats cheese

3-4 tbsp pesto

Method

Thinly slice a French stick, or as an alternative cut rounds from slices of white bread using a small pastry cutter. You should get four to five rounds per slice.

Brush each round with a little olive oil and toast in a hot oven for a couple of minutes. Mix together some freshly chopped organic tomatoes, chopped scallions and coriander, seasoning and a little olive oil.

Top each round of toast with a spoonful of the tomato mixture, some soft goats cheese and a little pesto.

There you have it. Simple and easy. Now all you have to do is enjoy!

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