from: Gourmet Trading Co.
Product: Green Asparagus
BOB RECIPE: Asparagus Crostini
1 pound asparagus
1/2 pound smoked salmon
1 wedge of imported Brie
1 baguette, sliced into 1/2-inch slices
1/2 cup olive oil
salt and pepper
Heat oven to 350 F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. With a pastry brush, lightly brush the slices of baguette with olive oil. Place pieces on pan, season with salt and pepper. Bake in oven for about 5 – 7 minutes until golden.
Blanch trimmed asparagus in rapidly boiling salted water for about 2 – 3 minutes. Transfer immediately to an ice bath. Remove once cooled to dry. Cut into 1 inch pieces.
To assemble: Place a small piece of salmon on top of the crostini, then two pieces of asparagus, and top with one small slice of Brie. Garnish with fresh cracked pepper.
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