Serves: 16 | Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes
Cannellini Bean, Tomato & Fresh Basil Crostini


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


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.

Preheat the oven to 350°. 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.

Nutritional Information

Per serving - 105 calories, 3 gram fat (23% calories from fat), 3 gram protein, 17 gram carbohydrate, 2 gram fiber, 0 milligram cholesterol, 190 milligram sodium

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