Fiery Turkey-Pâté Crostini

Crystallized ginger can be found on the spice aisle at the supermarket.


32 crostini

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Nutritional Information

Calories 48
Caloriesfromfat 23 %
Fat 1.2 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.5 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 3.4 g
Carbohydrate 5.4 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 82 mg
Calcium 8 mg


1 tablespoon olive oil
2/3 cup coarsely chopped green onions
2 garlic cloves
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 cups chopped cooked turkey (about 10 ounces)
1/2 cup coarsely chopped water chestnuts
2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
3/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
8 (1/2-inch) pieces crystallized ginger or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
32 (1/4-inch-thick) slices French bread baguette (about 1 loaf)


Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, garlic, and pepper; sauté 1 minute. Place onion mixture, turkey, and next 6 ingredients (turkey through soy sauce) in a food processor; process until well-blended, scraping sides of processor bowl occasionally. Spoon pâté into a bowl; cover and chill at least 8 hours.

Spread 1 tablespoon pâté evenly over each bread slice.

November 1998
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