grilled vegetable crostini

A recipe for a grilled vegetable flat bread caught my eye while paging through Martha’s Everyday Food and like most recipes that catch my eye, I added it to the never-ending “list.”  But with my recent grocery bill woe’s and a loaf of bread already in the cart I decided that this would be a situation where a carb is a carb and it would be just as good on bread as it would a tortilla. I’ll end up with the tortilla version eventually because it just looks too delicious to pass up, but this was just as good on some chewy/crunchy bread and also made a great salad topping the following day.

The concept, like most of my recipes, is a simple one: grill a bunch of vegetables, top some great, grainy bread with them and finish with some feta crumbles if desired. Or, if you’ve already got some leftover grilled vegetables you know just how to use them!

Grilled Vegetable Crostini

  • 2 small zucchini
  • 1 yellow squash
  • 1 fennel bulb
  • 2 Portabella mushroom caps
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 small head of radicchio
  • crumbled feta cheese
  • loaf of bread

Cut up vegetables in pieces to grill. Spritz with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill vegetables in batches, flipping over after a few minutes one one side and removing after a few minutes on the other side, until slightly charred. Set aside to cool and then chop up vegetables in about 1 inch pieces.

Slice bread and spritz with olive oil. Grill bread if desired. Top bread with vegetable mixture and sprinkle with feta cheese.



Filed under appetizers, cheese, entertaining, in season, Recipes, vegetables, whole foods, whole grains

7 responses to “grilled vegetable crostini

  1. You won me over the second you said “Martha” 😀

  2. That’s the perfect meal in my book! Drizzle a little olive oil…sheer perfection 🙂

  3. I love fennel!! Looks so fresh and simple…got to love Martha 🙂

  4. This looks fantastic! It is going to take me all summer to get tired of grilled veggie sandwiches this year. I can’t get enough. Grilling some veggies today, in fact.

  5. That looks soo good… I’m actually going to school now for a nutrition degree =)

  6. actorsdiet

    TJ’s has some ready-grilled eggplant/zucchini in their freezer section – what a great dinner idea!

  7. This makes me want a grill so badddd!! I think grilling is probably the best way to eat a portabella!

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