Warm Garlic Bean Crostini

Warm Garlic Bean Crostini 580 Image by: Warm Garlic Bean Crostini 580 Author: Canadian Living

White beans laced with garlic is a tasty way to crown crusty crostini. Partially crushing the beans gives this dip a chunkier texture than the usual bean dips.

  • Portion size 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 baguette
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon crumbled dried sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can drained and rinsed white kidney bean
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • fresh sage optional
  • parsley leaf optional

Method

Cut baguette diagonally into 24 slices. Broil on baking sheet for 30 seconds on each side or until golden. Set aside.

In nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook garlic, sage and pepper, stirring, for 1 minute or until garlic is golden.

Meanwhile, in bowl, mash one-third of the kidney beans. Add mashed and whole beans, lemon rind and juice to skillet; cook for 3 minutes or until hot. Spoon heaping tablespoonful (15 mL) onto each crostini. Garnish with sage (if using).

Nutritional facts <b>Per Piece:</b> about

  • Sodium 124 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 66.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 10 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 7.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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