Beef and Blue Cheese Crostini Recipe

These little gems are easy, impressive and delicious. They are ridiculously easy and inexpensive to make. Seriously, you will look like a total rock star when you serve these! —Mandy Rivers, Lexington, South Carolina

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  • Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Yield: 36 Servings


  • 1 French bread baguette (10-1/2 ounces)
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • 1 tablespoon horseradish
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/4 pounds shaved deli roast beef
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • Additional minced chives


  • Cut baguette into 36 slices. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Spritz with cooking spray. Sprinkle with pepper. Bake at 400° for 4-6 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the sour cream, chives, horseradish and salt. Top toasts with beef; dollop with sour cream mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and additional chives. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts 1 appetizer equals 48 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 176 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.

Originally published as Beef and Blue Cheese Crostini in

Healthy Cooking
April/May 2012, p47

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