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Garlic Cream and Tomato Crostini

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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.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • 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

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.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 110
  • Fat 2g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Sodium 230mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Crostini
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
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 Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

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.

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.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 05/03/2011. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Crostini
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
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 Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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