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Grilled Pepper CrostiniGrilled Pepper Crostini

Yield: 4 bite-sized crostini    
Portion Size: 1 crostini

Ingredients    
1 tablespoon, plus 1/3 cup  - Extra virgin olive oil    
4 each  - Baguette slices    
1 each  - Rosina stuffed pepper    
½ cup  - Prepared basil pesto    
Basil sprigs, for garnish as desired

Method of Preparation

  1. Prepare grill or grill pan over medium high heat.  
  2. Brush baguette slices and stuffed pepper with 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil.  Grill until bread is toasted and pepper is charred and heated through.  Let pepper cool 5 minutes.
  3. Slice pepper on the bias into 4 equal pieces.
  4. Mix prepared basil pesto with additional 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil.  
  5. Spread pesto on top of baguette slices then top with a piece of grilled pepper.  
  6. Drizzle with additional basil pesto if desired and garnish with a small basil sprig; serve.