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Crostini


Crostini

Crostini

These tasty little Tuscan treats are colorful and easy to make. Crostini are wonderful for last minute parties or unexpected guests because they can be made in minutes.

Yield

Makes 8 appetizer servings

Ingredients

1/4 loaf whole wheat baguette (4 ounces)
4 plum tomatoes
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
3 tablespoons prepared pesto

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Slice baguette into 16 very thin, diagonal slices. Slice each tomato lengthwise into four 1/4-inch slices.
  2. Place baguette slices on ungreased nonstick baking sheet. Top each with 1 tablespoon cheese and 1 slice tomato. Bake about 8 minutes or until bread is lightly toasted and cheese is melted. Top each crostini with about 1/2 teaspoon pesto sauce. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 crostini
Fiber <1 g
Carbohydrate 9 g
Cholesterol 9 mg
Saturated Fat 2 g
Total Fat 3 g
Calories from Fat 34 %
Calories 83
Protein 5 g
Sodium 159 mg

Dietary Exchange

Meat 1/2
Starch 1/2
Fat 1/2

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