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Garlic Cream and Tomato Crostini

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

20
slices French bread (1/2 inch)
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1/4
cup garlic-and-herb cream cheese spread (from 8-oz container)
4
medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
2
medium chopped fresh plum (Roma) tomatoes

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Crostini
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
3%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Potassium
60mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
3g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Expert Tips

You just need a dab of cream cheese mixture atop each toast fo flavor. Garlic-and-herb cream cheese spread is soft cream cheese found near the regular cream cheese in the grocery store.

Garlic cream and tomatoes top this broiled crostini – a tasty snack that’s ready in just 15 minutes! Make ahead and store for an anytime-munch.

To make ahead, toast bread, and cool completely before storing in an airtight food-storage plastic bag. Just before serving, spread crostini with cream cheese mixture, and broil.

Directions

  • 1 Set oven control to broil. On ungreased cookie sheet, place bread slices. Lightly brush each with oil. Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat about 1 minute or until light golden brown.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix cream cheese and green onions. Spread mixture on toasted bread slices. Broil about 1 minute longer or until cream cheese bubbles. Sprinkle thyme leaves and tomatoes over top.

Garlic cream and tomatoes top this broiled crostini – a tasty snack that’s ready in just 15 minutes! Make ahead and store for an anytime-munch.

Rate and Comment

Garlic cream and tomatoes top this broiled crostini – a tasty snack that’s ready in just 15 minutes! Make ahead and store for an anytime-munch.