Kickin' Sausage Crostini
The smell of bread is probably one of those universal things that makes everyone hungry. I mean, who doesn't love the smell of fresh baked bread straight from the oven? Lucky for us, most grocery stores make their bread fresh everyday. One of my favorites would have to be the French baguette. It's such a joy to eat, crunchy on the outside and soft and chewy on the inside. Every time they bring out a warm new batch, I inevitably go home with one.
My go to with bread is usually butter with a bit of jam, or maybe even butter and garlic for a simple serving of garlic bread. As I expand my foray into the culinary world, I came across crostini, which are basically appetizers consisting of toasted bread with an assortment of topping. Sometimes I like to take my time and enjoy the process of cooking. And other times, I just want something fast and simple that still has great flavor. This is one of those other times.
This simple and easy crostini recipe is a great snack or appetizer for any meal. Not only that, it's got some kick and flavor that will make you go "woah!" With only six ingredients, you'll wonder how something so simple can taste so good. All in all, it only takes about 15 minutes to make before you can enjoy this delicious dish.
The secret ingredient in this recipe? Nam Prik Chili Sauce, of course! It's one of those ingredients that brings everything together nicely and gives it a good kick. You might think the ingredients used in this recipe can never go together, but you'll be pleasantly surprised at the outcome. Next time you have people over, wow them with this Kickin' Sausage Crostini. Guaranteed to be gone in a matter of seconds.
KICKIN' SAUSAGE CROSTINI
- Preheat oven to 400°F and line a large baking pan with tin foil.
- Slice baguette and cut hot links into small cubes.
- Make the topping by stirring together hot links, cheese, mayo, Nam Prik Chili Sauce, and green onion in a medium mixing bowl.
- Scoop about 1 - 2 tablespoon of the topping onto each slice of baguette and place onto baking pan.
- Cook in the oven for 10 minutes or until cheese has melted and browned a little.