Crostini is supereasy to make and gives your loved one something to nibble on while you're finessing the meal.
- Portion size 2 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: February 2006
- 1 sweet red pepper
- 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic
- 2 tablespoons capers rinsed
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 1 slice country bread
Broil red pepper, turning often, until charred, about 20 minutes. Let cool; peel off blackened skin. Cut in half; core, seed and cut into 1/4-inch (5 mm) wide strips.
In saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Smash 1 of the garlic cloves and fry along with capers and red pepper for 5 minutes. Add vinegar. Discard garlic clove; let cool. Stir in parsley.
Toast bread. Halve remaining garlic; rub over 1 side of bread. Cut into 4 fingers; spoon pepper mixture onto each.
Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about
- Sodium 428 mg
- Protein 4 g
- Calories 188.0
- Total fat 10 g
- Cholesterol 0 mg
- Saturated fat 2 g
- Total carbohydrate 22 g
- Iron 13.0
- Folate 20.0
- Calcium 4.0
- Vitamin A 25.0
- Vitamin C 178.0