In honor of National Frozen Food Month, Chef Felicia Grady of Plate It Up Catering, joined us today with a couple of simple appetizer ideas using Julian’s Recipe baguettes.
They can be found at Whole Foods, Kroger, Fresh Thyme.
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 8 oz sliced mushrooms
- 2 medium onions, sliced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- A dash of pepper
- 1-1 ½ cups of mozzarella cheese
- ¾ cup of thinly sliced basil
- 3 medium tomatoes, sliced
- Julian’s Recipe frozen Truffle Butter baguette
Preheat the oven to 400°. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; saute mushrooms and onions until tender. Add garlic and seasonings; cook and stir for 1 minute.
Place baguette halves on a baking sheet, cut side up; sprinkle with half the cheese and 1/2 cup basil. Top with mushroom mixture, tomatoes and remaining cheese.
Bake until the cheese is melted, 10-15 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining basil. Cut each half into 3 portions.
Smoked Salmon Crostini
- Smoked Salmon Crostini Ingredients:
- Julian’s Recipe baguette, any variety
- 5 oz smoked salmon
- 8 oz cream cheese, softened
- 4 sprigs fresh dill
- 1 lemon, juiced
- ¼ tsp salt
Prepare Julian’s Recipe baguette according to package instructions. Slice along perforated lines.
In a small bowl, mix together cream cheese, dill, lemon juice and salt and stir until well combined.
Spoon a small amount of cream cheese mixture onto each slice of baguette.
Top with a piece of smoked salmon.
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