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Roast Beef and Pear Crostini

My friends request these each time we get together. They have an unexpected flavor combination that everyone falls in love with.—Marie Rizzio, Interlochen, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    40 appetizers


  • 1 French bread baguette (1 pound)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup blue cheese salad dressing
  • 1 medium pear, diced
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 cups cubed cooked roast beef
  • 1 cup diced seeded tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced


  • Cut baguette into 40 slices. Combine oil and garlic; brush over one side of each slice of bread. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 6-9 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  • Combine the salad dressing, pear and onions. Combine the roast beef, tomatoes, salt and pepper. Spread dressing mixture over toasted bread; top with beef mixture and basil.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 106 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 168mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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