Ultimate Spanish Crostini – Our “Try The World” Box!

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  • 35 slices of French bread
  • Spanish olive oil (from Try the World “Spain” box)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup fresh grated Manchego cheese (or any other firm, mild white cheese)
  • 1/4 cup fresh tomato spread (from Try The World “Spain” box)
  • 2.5 oz tuna packed in oil (from Try The World “Spain” box) – drained
  • 1.5 teaspoons mayonnaise
  • 3/4 teaspoons good paprika (from Try The World “Spain” box)
  • 1 fresh shallot, finely minced
  • Chopped pistachios and chopped cilantro for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Brush the Spanish olive oil onto the top sides of your French bread slices
  3. Bake the bread for about 5 – 10 minutes, or until it is lightly golden brown
  4. Slice the top of a garlic clove off so you have a flat surface, and rub the clove over the tops of the toasted bread slices for extra flavor
  5. Sprinkle the Manchego cheese over top of the toasted bread slices
  6. Place back in the oven until the cheese has melted
  7. Meanwhile, stir your drained tuna, paprika, and mayonnaise together in a bowl
  8. Season to taste with salt
  9. Top your crostinis with a dollop of fresh tomato spread
  10. Sprinkle some fresh shallot on top of that
  11. Spread a dollop of your tuna/paprika mixture on top of the shallot
  12. Top with chopped pistachios and cilantro