Bean-and-Rosemary Bites

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Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Bake: 7 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 83
Caloriesfromfat 9 %
Fat 0.8 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.3 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 3.8 g
Carbohydrate 15.6 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 160 mg
Calcium 50 mg


1 (8-oz.) French bread loaf
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary, minced
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
1 (16-oz.) can cannellini or great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper


1. Cut bread into 12 (1/2-inch) slices. Place on baking sheet.

2. Bake at 375° for 5 to 7 minutes or until toasted.

3. Sauté garlic and rosemary in hot oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 2 minutes. Stir in beans and next 3 ingredients. Cook until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently and mashing beans partially to desired consistency.

4. Spread about 2 1/2 Tbsp. bean mixture over each bread slice.

Dori Landry, Alabaster, Alabama,

Southern Living

November 2006
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