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Side Dishes

Roasted Garlic & Walnut Crostini

These tasty, crisp crostini with roasted garlic and walnut spread, and diced apple are perfect as a side dish or appetizer, and work equally as well as a decorative and delicious garnish on the Creamy Garlic Soup.


6 servings (12 crostini)

Total Time

about 1 hour

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Roasting Garlic

Preheat oven to 350°. Halve garlic bulb horizontally, then lightly drizzle cut sides with olive oil. Tightly wrap garlic, cut sides up, in foil. Roast garlic until tender, 30-40 minutes. Let garlic cool, then squeeze the cloves from the skins.


Preheat oven to 350°.

Brush 1 Tbsp. oil on one side of baguette slices; season with salt and pepper. Bake baguette slices on a baking sheet, oiled side up, until crisp, 1012 minutes; let cool.

Purée roasted garlic, walnuts, remaining 1 Tbsp. oil, thyme, and vinegar in a food processor; season with salt and pepper.

Toss apple with vermouth.

Spread roasted garlic mixture onto crostini, then top each with 1 Tbsp. apple.

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