Artichoke and Cheese Crostini

Looking for a cheesy appetizer using bread? Then try this delicious crostini topped with artichoke and bell pepper - ready in 25 minute. Perfect if you love Italian cuisine.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 16

Ingredients

16
(1/2-inch-thick) diagonal slices French bread (about 2 3/4x1 3/4 inches)
Garlic powder
1
(14-oz.) can artichoke hearts, drained, chopped
1
(7.25-oz.) jar roasted red bell peppers, drained, chopped
2
(7x3 1/2-inch) slices mozzarella cheese, each cut into 8 pieces
  • 1 Place bread slices on ungreased cookie sheet. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 1 to 3 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 2 Heat oven to 400°F. Turn bread slices over; sprinkle lightly with garlic powder.
  • 3 In medium bowl, combine artichoke hearts and peppers; mix gently. Top bread slices with artichoke mixture and cheese slices.
  • 4 Bake at 400°F. for 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and artichoke mixture is hot.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    70
    (
    Calories from Fat
    10),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    1g
    1%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    140mg
    140%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    12g
    12%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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