Radish, Pesto and Sea Salt Crostini

INGREDIENTS:

  • 24 thin slices baguette (from 1 small loaf)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup pesto
  • 8 radishes, thinly sliced
  • flaky sea salt

DIRECTIONS:

Heat oven to 400° F. Place the baguette slices on a baking sheet and brush both sides of the bread with the oil. Bake until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes per side.

Dividing evenly, spread the pesto on the toasted baguette slices, top with the radishes, and sprinkle with the salt.

RAMP PESTO: (see ramp pesto pasta recipe for one version) Take 2 bunches washed and trimmed ramps and pulse in a food processor with ¼ cup Italian parsley, ¼ cup toasted pine nuts, ¼ cup asiago cheese and ¼ cup lemon juice. With machine running stream in ¼ cup olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Recipe can be halved or doubled

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