Crostini with Smashed Italian Sausage

Crostini are very easy to prepare and with this special Tuscan recipe can be a mouth watering experience. Due to the seasoning of Italian sausages, no salt or pepper is required.

Ingredients (for 2)

  • 2 fresh sausages (about 6 oz or 180 gr)
  • 1/4 cup stracchino cheese
  • 6 slices baguette (or traditional bread)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • Put an oven rack in the center of the oven and preheat the oven to 150 °C (300° F)
  • Slice your bread not too thin and arrange it in a single layer on a baking sheet
  • Remove the skin from the sausages and smash them with a fork
  • Add the Stracchino cheese (or any soft fresh cheese you have) to the sausages and mix to combine
  • Spread the sausage mixture on each slice of bread, drizzle with some olive oil and bake in oven for 10-15 minutes, or until bread is light golden

Best Served With

A glass of bodied red wine, sush as Chianti or Morellino di Scansano