White Bean Crostini Recipe

White Bean Crostini Recipe

How To Make White Bean Crostini

This healthy crostini recipe makes use of white beans that’s seasoned with thyme and garlic. It’s a great appetizer that you can definitely make ahead.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For White Bean Spread:

  • 2cupsCannelini,or Northern Beans
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 4tbspwater
  • 1tbspfresh thyme
  • 1clovegarlic
  • salt and fresh pepper

For Crostini:

  • pcsbaguette,4 oz, sliced into ¼” pieces
  • clovegarlic
  • Olive oil spray
  • extra thyme,for garnish
  • balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  1. Cut the bread into ¼-inch thin slices.

  2. Toast in the oven with a little olive oil spray at 400 degrees F turning once until toasted.

  3. Once the bread is toasted, lightly rub it with a garlic clove cut in half.

  4. Purée in a small blender or magic bullet all the ingredients for the white bean spread. Add a little more water if it’s too dry.

  5. Top each piece with 2 teaspoons of white bean puree and garnish with fresh thyme.

  6. Drizzle with a touch of balsamic right before serving.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 68.15kcal
  • Fat: 6.22g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.87g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.46g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.69g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.77g
  • Fiber: 0.17g
  • Sugar: 0.23g
  • Protein: 0.57g
  • Sodium: 35.17mg
  • Calcium: 4.54mg
  • Potassium: 9.16mg
  • Iron: 0.29mg
  • Vitamin A: 0.70µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.53mg
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