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  • 6 slices of Italian bread, about 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 small to medium-sized balls of fresh mozzarella, sliced
  • 6 anchovy fillets
  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
  • Handful of capers
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Oregano and salt to taste


Servings 6
Adapted from


Step 1

1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
2. In a small bowl, mix together tomatoes, olive oil, oregano, and salt. Let stand while you arrange the rest.
3. Arrange slices of bread in a single layer on a baking sheet.
4. Place a slice or two of mozzarella on the bread so that you cover most of it.
5. Put an anchovy fillet on each slice of bread (more if you like anchovies like we do!).
6. Add some capers to each slice (I put three or four on each slice — we like capers too).
7. Cover the slices with the tomato mixture. I’ve found a fork actually works better than a spoon for this; you don’t want a whole lot of liquid making it onto the crostini as it’ll make the bread soggy.
8. Sprinkle with more oregano.
9. Bake in the oven for about 7 or 8 minutes, or until cheese melts.
10. Serve immediately, preferably with a glass of red wine.

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