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Roasted Pepper and Beef Crostini

Prep time 13 mins
Cook time 6 mins
Yield 48 servings (serving size: 1 crostino)
For extra pizzazz, use seasoned roast beef, which is available in your supermarket's deli case. You can make the relish ahead, but assemble the crostini just before serving.

Ingredients

  • 1 (7-ounce) bottle roasted red bell peppers, drained and chopped (about 2/3 cup)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 48 (1/4-inch-thick) slices diagonally cut French bread baguette
  • Olive oil-flavored cooking spray
  • 1 (6.5-ounce) container light garlic-and-herbs spreadable cheese (such as Alouette light)
  • 1/2 pound shaved deli roast beef

Nutrition Information

  • calories 26
  • caloriesfromfat 42 %
  • fat 1.2 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • protein 1.8 g
  • carbohydrate 3.8 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 123 mg
  • calcium 1 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler.

  2. Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl; stir well.

  3. Coat both sides of bread slices with cooking spray. Place half of bread slices in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Broil 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until lightly toasted. Repeat procedure with remaining bread.

  4. Spread 1 teaspoon cheese over 1 side of each slice of bread. Divide beef evenly among bread slices; top each with 1 teaspoon bell pepper mixture. Serve immediately.

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