Olive Oil Crostini with Bacon and Caramelized Onions

Olive Oil Crostini with Bacon and Caramelized Onions

This is a great recipe for fast entertaining friends or for a delightful appetizer. The fresh artisanal baguette is brushed with Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Co Olive oil, and rubbed with fresh garlic cloves for a delightful touch of flavor. This crostini is the perfect pairing with the sweet and savory pairing of smoked bacon, caramelized onions, and sweet balsamic.


1 Large Baguette cut into small slices

1/3 cup Santa Fe Olive Oil

1 Vidalia onion

3 Garlic cloves cut in half

½ lb. bacon

25 Star Balsamic Vinegar to drizzle

Fresh racked pepper

Smoked Seal Salt to taste


  1. Heat oven to Broil
  2. Chop Vidalia onion and bacon into small bits
  3. In a Sautee pan add bacon and onion until onion is caramelized and bacon is cooked through, add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. On a baking pan, lay out baguette slices, and brush each one with olive oil
  5. Place in oven to broil for a few minutes until golden
  6. Take from oven and rub each slice with fresh garlic clove
  7. Finally top with onion and bacon mixture, drizzle with balsamic and enjoy!

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