Garlic Cream Cheese Crostini

For a spur-of-the-moment snack, reach for this recipe.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 20

Ingredients

20
(1/2-inch-thick) slices French bread
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1/2
cup garlic-and-herb cream cheese spread (from 8-oz container)
4
medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
Chopped fresh thyme leaves, if desired
Chopped fresh plum (Roma) tomatoes, if desired
  • 1 Set oven control to broil. On ungreased cookie sheet, place bread slices. Lightly brush each with oil. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat about 1 minute or until light golden brown.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix cream cheese and green onions. Spread mixture on toasted bread slices. Broil about 1 minute longer or until cream cheese bubbles. Garnish with thyme leaves and tomatoes.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Crostini
    Calories
    50
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    70mg
    70%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    5g
    5%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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