Grilled Crostini with Cream Cheese Dip

Grilled Crostini with Cream Cheese Dip

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Crostini is a popular starter of crisped bread served with exciting toppings. Here, we bring to you the ever-popular crostini, with a twist!

The French bread is grilled with a touch of olive oil and served with a luscious cream cheese dip. What makes the Grilled Crostini with Cream Cheese Dip very exciting to the diner is the combination of ingredients in the dip – grated carrots, capsicum and garlic in a creamy base seasoned with spices.

The carrot gives a nice hue to the dip while capsicum gives it an exciting crunch and garlic gives its characteristic pungency. Serve it immediately after preparation to enjoy the crispness of bread and the luscious mouth-feel of the dip.

Try other crostini recipes like the Ricotta and Cherry Tomato Crostini or Roasted Bell Pepper Crostini .

Grilled Crostini with Cream Cheese Dip recipe - How to make Grilled Crostini with Cream Cheese Dip

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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For The Grilled Crostini
12 French bread slices
2 tbsp olive oil

For The Cream Cheese Dip
1/2 cup cream cheese
1 tbsp milk
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/4 cup finely chopped yellow capsicum
1/4 cup grated carrot
1/2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
salt to taste

For the grilled crostini

    For the grilled crostini
  1. Heat ½ tbsp of olive oil in a grill pan and arrange 6 french bread slices and grill them using ½ tbsp of olive oil on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till it turns light brown in colour from both the sides.
  2. Repeat step 1 to make one more batch of the grilled french bread slices. Keep aside.

For the cream cheese dip

    For the cream cheese dip
  1. Combine the cream cheese and milk in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Add all the remaining ingredients and mix very well.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Serve the grilled crostini with the cream cheese dip.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy198 cal
Protein4.2 g
Carbohydrates25.3 g
Fiber0.5 g
Fat8.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A235.9 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.8 mg
Vitamin C12.1 mg
Folic Acid1.5 mcg
Calcium39.5 mg
Iron1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium7.3 mg
Potassium59.9 mg
Zinc0.2 mg


Grilled Crostini with Cream Cheese Dip
 on 14 Jun 17 09:20 AM

I bought a new grill pan and was excited to try some recipes and I came across this recipe and it was just wow when served with this creamy dip.