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Garlic Cream and Tomato Crostini

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Garlic Cream and Tomato Crostini
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 20
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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.

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

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.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    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.
  • tip 2
    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.

Nutrition Information

110 Calories, 2g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 18g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Crostini
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
20
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.

More About This Recipe

  • 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.
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