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Garlic and Black Radish Crostinis

These amazing little crostinis start with fresh baguette slices, topped with a dollop of homemade garlic mayo and cream cheese spread, and finished with a stack of spicy black radishes and garlic chives. Seriously, I dare you to eat just one!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 80 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 large french baguette

Regular Dip

  • 1/2 cup spring onions or chives
  • 1/2 cup garlic mayo
  • 1/2 cup whipped cream cheese

Vegan dip version

  • 1/2 cup spring onions or chives
  • 1/2 cup garlic mayo made with veganaise
  • 1/2 cup Tofutti better than cream cheese softened

Instructions

  1. Chop green onions and thinly slice black radishes, cutting larger slices into halves.
  2. Pick either the regular or vegan version of the dip. Mix green onion, cream cheese and garlic mayo in a bowl until creamy.

  3. Slice baguette into approx 20, 1.5-inch slices. By turning it upside down, you can cut through slices without having the bread tear apart. I also recommend using a bread knife like this SERRATED BREAD KNIFE. If toasting, place in a preheated oven of 400 until golden brown and toasted, typically less than 10 minutes. If serving fresh, skip oven step.

  4. Add 1-2 tbsp garlic dip on crostinis, and top with one to two pieces black radish.
  5. Top with garlic chives and fresh cracked black pepper.

Recipe Notes

This can easily be made vegan! Just change out one or two ingredients and impress you dairy-free friends without compromising taste.

If you are running out of time, or run into a baguette emergency (totally happened to me! you can also make this into a platter, keeping all parts separate until people assemble them. See picture in post for details. 

Nutritional information calculated for one regular crostini.

Nutrition Facts
Garlic and Black Radish Crostinis
Amount Per Serving
Calories 80 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 213mg 9%
Potassium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 1%
Vitamin C 11%
Iron 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.