Simple Beef Lasagna Crostini are fast and easy appetizers, perfect for entertaining and party finger food.
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Italian food is probably my favorite food genre, and lasagna is definitely up there in some of my favorite dishes. There is something about a good comfort food that can’t be outdone. And if there is a way to take an amazing food and make it even more accessible, I am in! Simple Beef Lasagna Crostini use all of those same classic lasagna flavors in a bite sized appetizer. The focus is definitely on the cheeses, which is why we use three cheeses here! You can go heavy on the meat and sauce mixture but keep in mind that moisture might start to sog out the bread as it sits.
Learn how to make the base crostini here! I am a big fan of crostini. There are so many toppings you can put on crostini. It is such a versatile appetizer and party food. Find all of our crostini recipes here!
I like to use homemade sauce whenever I can, but a jarred sauce will work great here as well. Get our recipe for Simple Marinara Sauce here!
These Simple Beef Lasagna Crostini are very easy to prepare, but you do not want to assemble them until you are ready to serve. Easily make the crostini, cheese, and beef mixtures in advance for a convenient and fast appetizer. When ready to serve, top each toast first with some of the ricotta mixture. Then spoon on some of the beef with sauce. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese and a little Parmesan, if desired, on top of each toast. Bake them off at 350F until the top cheese are just melted, approximately 5-7 minutes.
You can get creative with these Simple Beef Lasagna Crostini and use different ground meats or even vegetables that you have on hand.