Have some fun with teatime by throwing a golf-themed celebration. Rolled balls of goat cheese and watercress pesto turn ordinary crostini into the ninth hole.
Downloads:Greenie Open-Face Sandwiches
1 (4-ounce) bag watercress
1 small clove garlic, chopped
2 tablespoons pine nuts
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1 (4-ounce) package pasteurized goat cheese
1 (16-ounce) French baguette, sliced in 1/4-inch slices
Garnish: flag pick*
• In the work bowl of a food processor, combine watercress, garlic, pine nuts, olive oil, and salt. Pulse until smooth. Set aside.
• Spread a thin layer of goat cheese on each baguette slice. Spread a thin layer of watercress mixture over goat cheese. Set aside.
• Roll remaining goat cheese into a small ball for each baguette slice. Place a ball on each slice.
• Garnish with a flag pick, if desired.
*Make your own flag pick by using a toothpick and heavy paper, such as card stock but textured. Fold the paper into two triangle shapes, and cut the shapes out so they can be folded around the toothpick. Use double-sided tape to hold the triangle sides together.