Nectarine and Chevre Crostini

Zesty Nectarine & Chevre Crostini

Just a quick bite
Eater rating: 4.5 / 5  4.465

Often no real cooking is required to make a truly tasty treat. We think that’s the case with these refreshing, summery crostini. The crostini were made by layering toasted olive bread, ripe nectarine slices, crumbled chevre, and a sprinkle of a zesty garlic-jalapeno-lime garnish.

A Crostini Recipe, by Amanda
Zesty Nectarine & Chevre Crostini

ripe, fresh nectarines, pitted and thinly sliced
chevre, crumbled
crusty bread, thinly sliced, toasted, & cut into about 2" pieces

For the Garnish:
1 part garlic, minced
1 part jalapeno, finely diced
2 part green onions, thinly sliced
freshly squeezed lime juice, to taste
kosher salt

Make the garnish: Combine the first three garnish ingredients in a bowl. Toss to combine thoroughly. Add kosher salt and lime juice to taste, until seasoned to your liking.

Add a layer of nectarines to a piece of toast. Sprinkle with chevre, then top was a light pinch of the garnish. Repeat this process until you've used up all of your ingredients. Serve immediately after finishing to prevent the nectarines from oxidizing and turning brown before being served. Enjoy!

14 comments so far:

  1. Tyler says:

    Sorry we’ve been absent for so long guys! We’ve been uber-duber busy. I’ve been waiting to use “uber duber” for like 2 months, and now that I’ve used it, it sounds oh-so-cheesy. Anyway, this is just a quick post to let you know we’re still around. Cheers!

  2. cheila says:

    this sounds wonderful and the nectarine has me all happy and giddy for crostini and cheese. I love me some fromage fo sho.

  3. I was in love with this crostini already, then I read it you used olive bread… A girl after my own heart!

  4. Nicole says:

    Next time we’re at your place, I want to see a little something like this spread out on the table!

  5. Heather says:

    I ended up just using fennel and garlic for the pig, and a little salt and pepper, and XVOO. My plans for an avocado/pineapple plantation are well under way. I’ve got about 13 avocado trees, and if I don’t forget them outside this winter, somewhere around 14 pineapples. I’ll shut dole down in no time!!!!! I would have had more avocado trees but I gave away 6 or 7 last summer.

  6. Amanda says:

    yo cheila, i loves me some fromage fo sho too you know! and all stone fruit!

    thanks patricia! i heart olive bread. :-)

    hehehe nicole, if i could get my lazy ass to make anything for you guys you’ll be lucky! it probablly seems like i can’t cook at all! ;-)

    uh… i’m pretty sure that you’re not really heather… BOBBY! and i want to come and live on your avocado/pineapple plantation! i freaking love pineapples. mmmm they would be great with your whole roasted pig. i am truly sad that i wasn’t around to get an ear or a nose off of that tasty swine! like my dad always said, you can eat every part of the pig except the oink.

  7. Heather says:

    You were right, Amanda! It wasn’t me. How ever did you guess. I know y’all have been uber-duber busy (well, I don’t know that because I haven’t heard from you what you’ve been busy with, but…), but can you at least change the poll question?

  8. Bobby says:

    I love my wife!

  9. Bobby says:

    and son!

  10. Heather says:

    I’m a big */-+/*+-9-+*

  11. Spider says:

    Holy Foodie Batman!

    Just found the site, outstanding work. It’s in the favorites, and shot right to the top of the list. WWE has all the elements I crave, Food, Photography and Fun. Thanks for allowing us into your kitchen. Does Vista have a smell-a-vision feature? :)

  12. Nicole says:

    As much as I love this nectarine and chevre crostini, it’s time for something new! :-)

  13. Jamie says:

    Just stumbled on to you. AARRGGGHHHH! Completely gobsmacked! Awesome. Thanks for feeding the addiction. Food porn indeed! Big, big fan here. Best wishes and kindest hopes that abundance rains down on you guys.

  14. kayce. says:

    as usu, your recipes are outstanding… this one i took and made somet a lil different. instead of crostini i decided to make a roasted chx panini. i used sourdough bread and buttered the outside as per usu then put the butterflied grilled chx breast, chevre, nectarines, scallions, etc.

    PS: sooooo good! thanks for the idea! ;)

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