Rustic croutons: recipe with black olives with thyme


How to prepare the recipe for rustic Tuscan crostini, appetizer based on black olives, fennel seeds and thyme, with anchovies in oil and Apulian type bread.

Ingredients for 4 people

- 150 gr. toasted black olives

- 1 teaspoon fennel seeds

- 2 sprigs of thyme

- 2 anchovy fillets in oil

- 4 slices of Apulian bread

Preparation of rustic croutons

To prepare rustic crostini with black olives, it takes about 20 minutes of preparation to which 5 more must be added for cooking.

First pitted the olives, then put them in a blender together with the fennel seeds previously reduced to powder with the help of a mortar and by rubbing on a wooden cutting board.

Add the thyme leaves and the anchovy fillets, after blending everything until you obtain a homogeneous mixture to be transferred to a bowl.

Toast the slices of bread, using the oven grill or a toaster, then cut them into smaller pieces.

Spread the rustic olive-based cream over the parts obtained, decorate with the thyme leaves and place on a tray to serve.

Tags: appetizers