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Cannellini Bean, Tomato & Fresh Basil Crostini

Cannellini Bean, Tomato & Fresh Basil Crostini

Serves 16 | Prep Time 10 minutes | Cook Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

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

1/2 cup organic tomatoes, diced

8 whole fresh basil leaves, sliced into 1/4 " strips

2 tsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed

16 slices whole grain baguette
or Italian bread

Directions

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, 3g fat (23% calories from fat), 3g protein, 17g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 0mg cholesterol, 190mg sodium