This simple artichoke appetizer calls for store-bought marinated artichokes, reducing the prep time to almost zero
8 slice baguette
2 tbsp. olive oil
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1 jar jar marinated artichoke hearts
¼ c. shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)
1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Make crostini:
2.Brush baguette slices on both sides with a total of 1 tablespoon oil; season with salt and pepper.
3.Place on a baking sheet, and bake, turning over once, until golden, 10 to 12 minutes. Cool.
4.Meanwhile, make topping: Finely chop artichokes, and combine in a bowl with Parmesan, parsley, and remaining tablespoon oil.
5.Dividing evenly, spoon topping onto crostini, and garnish with additional Parmesan, if desired.