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Crostini con San Marco (Crostini with Capers and Mozzarella)

Recipe from: jimmyg

This is a very simple appetizer, if your have a toaster oven, use the toaster oven, works really well.

1 loaf bread cut thin into slices no thicker than your pinky with crust removed
4 fresh small mozzarella cheeses in the water, halfed
2 tomatoes, sliced thin
3 tablespoons chopped capers that have been drained and rinsed, and chopped
4 filets of anchovies, optional
chopped basil

Preheat the oven to 450°F. Cut the slices of bread in half. Place the Mozzarella and ½ an anchovy fillet on each piece of bread. Sprinkle some of the chopped cappers on top of the crostini and top with a tomato slice. Bake until the cheese is melted and the bread is lightly toasted. Garnish with the basil.


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