Fresh Herbed Heirloom Tomatoes and Goat Cheese Crostini

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Basil and parsley are pureed with lemon juice and oil in a flavorful drizzle for fresh tomatoes.
4 servings

Ingredients

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1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
8 (1/4-inch-thick) slices diagonally cut French bread baguette
4 teaspoons goat cheese, divided
20 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

Place the first 5 ingredients in a blender; process until smooth.

Place baguette slices in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 7 minutes or until crisp. Spread 1/2 teaspoon cheese over each slice.

Divide tomatoes evenly among 4 salad plates. Drizzle each serving with 1 tablespoon herbed oil. Sprinkle each with 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Garnish each with 2 crostini.

Created date

April 2005

Nutritional Information

Calories 110
Caloriesfromfat 34 %
Fat 4.1 g
Satfat 1.2 g
Monofat 1.6 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 3.3 g
Carbohydrate 16.5 g
Fiber 2.3 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Sodium 350 mg
Calcium 25 mg