Cannellini Bean, Tomato & Fresh Basil Crostini

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Cannellini Bean, Tomato & Fresh Basil Crostini

 These bite sized Cannellini Bean, Tomato & Fresh Basil Crostini appetizers are the perfect accompaniment to an Italian inspired meal. You can find these ingredients and more at Eden.

 

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  • 16Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons EDEN Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 large cloves garlic, slivered
  • 1/4 teaspoon EDEN Sea Salt
  • 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper
  • 15 oz. EDEN Cannellini (White Kidney) Beans, drained, reserve 2 tablespoons bean liquid
  • 1/4 cup any EDEN Diced Tomatoes, drained, reserve 2 tablespoons liquid
  • 8 whole fresh basil leaves, sliced into 1/4 " strips
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 16 slices whole grain baguette or Italian bread

Preparation

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.  

2. Heat the oil in a medium skillet and sauté garlic until golden brown. Add pepper flakes, sea salt, black pepper, beans, bean cooking liquid and tomatoes. Simmer for 4 to 5 minutes. Add the basil and cook 1 to 2 minutes until wilted. Turn off the flame and mix in the lemon juice. Set aside. 

3. Place the baguette slices on a baking sheet, and bake about 5 minutes, be careful not to burn. Remove and top slices with the bean and tomato mixture.

Find this recipe and more at Eden Foods.