Serves: 16 | Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes
Crostini with White Kidney Bean Puree & Tomatoes


  • 1 Tbsp Eden Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 large cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 15 ounces Eden Cannellini (White Kidney) Beans, drained, and reserve 1/4 cup bean liquid
  • 1/4 tsp Eden Sea Salt
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, minced
  • 1 tsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 whole baguette or loaf of Italian bread, sliced into 16 slices about 1/2 inch thick slices
  • 1/2 cup any Eden Diced Tomatoes, well drained
    any Eden Whole Tomatoes, well drained and coarsley chopped


Heat oil in a medium skillet and sauté garlic for 1 minute. Add the beans, reserved bean liquid, sea salt, and pepper. Cook 2 to 3 minutes. Add the basil and parsley, and mix thoroughly. Mash half of the beans with a fork. Place mashed beans in the skillet, mix and set aside.

Preheat the oven to 350°. Place the baguette slices on a baking sheet and bake about 5 minutes until crispy, being careful not to burn the slices. Remove and top the slices with equal amounts of the bean mixture and tomatoes.

Nutritional Information

Per serving - 109 calories, 2 gram fat (16% calories from fat), 4 gram protein, 19 gram carbohydrate, 2 gram fiber, 0 milligram cholesterol, 210 milligram sodium

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