Roasted Red Pepper Crostini

Author: Canadian Living

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Method

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

%RDI

  • Iron 13.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 20.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 25.0
  • Vitamin C 178.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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