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Mushroom and Red Pepper Crostini


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 /4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 loaf (8 oz.) Italian bread, sliced diagonally into about 16 slices
  • 8 oz. fresh white mushrooms, sliced (about 3 cups)
  • 1 large sweet red bell pepper, cut in 1/2-inch pieces (about 1 cup)
  • 1 large mild red onion, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 1 cup)
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided


Preheat broiler.

In a large bowl, combine olive oil, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.

Lightly brush both sides of each bread slice with oil mixture and set aside.

To remaining oil in bowl, stir in mushrooms, red pepper, and onion; toss to coat thoroughly.

Place vegetables on a broiler pan.

Broil 4 inches from heat source until vegetables are lightly charred, turning occasionally.

Remove and keep warm.

Place bread slices under the broiler until lightly browned, about 30 seconds.

Remove and turn bread.

Sprinkle 1 cup of the mozzarella over bread slices, dividing evenly.

Return to broiler and heat just until cheese melts.

Top with hot grilled vegetables and remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese.

Serve immediately.

Makes 8 servings, 2 slices each.

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