Cheese Crostinis

12 g
Protein
222
Calories
22 g
Carbs
10 g
Total Fat
15 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
8
Servings

Ingredients

Tapenade

  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup capers, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tomato, seeded, chopped
  • ¼ cup Kalamata olives, pitted, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Cheese Crostini

  • 1 French baguette, sliced into ¼ inch slices
  • 1 cup mascarpone
  • 3-ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup Swiss or Fontina, shredded
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ⅓ cup Marcona almonds, chopped
  • Fresh cracked pepper

Nutrition Facts

per serving

Calories: 222
Protein: 12 g
Carbohydrate: 22 g
Fiber:
Total Fat: 10 g
Saturated fat: 4 g
Cholesterol: 24 mg
Calcium: 12% DV
Sodium: 511 mg

Instructions

Mix tapenade ingredients in a separate bowl. Set aside.

Mix the cheeses, thyme, almonds and pepper together. Set aside.

Preheat oven to 350⁰F. Toast the baguette slices on a baking sheet for 10 to 15 minutes, turning slices once. When crostini is browned, remove from oven.

Turn the oven to broil. Spread the cheese mixture on top of the bread, return to oven with door slightly open and toast just until cheese melts. Remove from oven and top with tapenade.

 

Nutrition information calculated with non-fat cream cheese