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Green Tomato-Fresh Herb Crostini

Green Tomato-Fresh Herb Crostini

Prepare tomato topping up to two days ahead; cover and store in the refrigerator. Toast bread slices one day ahead; store at room temperature in an airtight container.

Southern Living MAY 2009

  • Yield: Makes about 20 appetizer servings
  • Prep time:30 Minutes
  • Bake:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1 (8.5-oz.) French bread baguette, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large green tomato, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together olive oil and garlic; brush on 1 side of each bread slice. Place bread slices, garlic sides up, on a baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly toasted.

2. Whisk together lemon juice and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Add tomato and next 3 ingredients; gently toss to coat.

3. Top each bread slice with tomato mixture (about 2 rounded teaspoonfuls each). Sprinkle with cheese.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 82
  • Fat: 5.1g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Protein: 1.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 7.4g
  • Fiber: 0.6g
  • Cholesterol: 2.2mg
  • Iron: 0.6mg
  • Sodium: 116mg
  • Calcium: 28mg
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