Olive Garlic Puffs

Recipe: Appetizer : Olive Garlic Puffs - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

1 can olives, drained & coarsely chopped

1 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded

1 cup mayonnaise

1 head garlic, chopped finely

1/2 cup dried basil

1/2 cup dried parsley

1 sourdough baguette, cut crosswise on slight diagonal into 1/2-inch

1 thick slices

Directions

Mix first 6 ingredients in a bowl.
Mound 1 tablespoon Olive-Garlic mixture on each bread slice and spread it around. Arrange on baking sheet, broil until topping is heated through and begins to brown, about 2 minutes [can toast the bread, then add the spread & broil. Or bake @ 375-F about 5-10 minutes or until bread is toasted and the top is lightly golden. Serve hot.

Variable:
* this mixture can be put into a baking dish, baked at 375-F about 30 minutes, or until inserted knife comes out clean and served with sliced baguettes

* can use a "boboli-type" crust, spread mixture over and bake at 400-F until topping is heated through and begins to brown, about 10-20 minutes, instead of baguette

* can use uncooked pizza, or crescent roll triangles rolled out on baking pan, spread mixture over and bake at 400-F until topping is heated through and begins to brown, about 30 minutes, instead of baguette

* can use English muffins - spread mixture over and bake at 400-F until topping is heated through and begins to brown, about 10-20 minutes, cut in 1/4s & serve, instead of baguette

* can use other cheeses, like Monterey jack, American, etc., shredded, instead of Parmesan

* can leave mayo out & add some olive oil & toss into hot pasta

* can leave mayo out and spread on toasted baguette slices crostini/bruschetta style






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