Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Quick Bites: Roast beef and Horseradish Crème fraîche Crostini with Fennel Fronds

Julip Made roast beef horseradish crostini quick bite
Roast beef and horseradish is a tried and true flavor profile for a reason... it works and these roast beef and horseradish crostini are no exception to the rule. The make a fantastic party appetizer to whip up even if you are short on time.  See after the jump for ingredients and recipe...

Ingredients (makes approximately 24):
  • baguette, sliced on an angle into 1/4-1/2" pieces
  • 3/4 lb. sliced roast beef from your local deli
  • 1 8 ounce bottle minced horseradish or fresh grated horseradish
  • 1 8 ounce container Crème fraîche (sour cream works too)
  • fennel fronds
  1. Spread baguette slices on a baking sheet and quickly toast under broiler for approximately 1 minute.  Note cook time depends on your oven, but toast until tops are golden and crunchy. 
  2. Taking small pieces of roast beef, fold a little envelope of meet and place on crostini.
  3. Mix approximately 4 tablespoons horseradish with 1/3 cup crème fraîche.  Note that horseradish is strong and individuals have their personal preferences for how much so make sure to mix to taste and not to overpower guests.
  4. Place a dollop of the horseradish crème fraîche mixture on each crostini.
  5. Finally garnish with a fennel frond and serve.
  6. Enjoy!
What are your go to party quick bites?


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