Tomato-Red Pepper Crostini

Sun-dried tomatoes hold the concentrated essence of the tomato, combined here with roasted peppers, garlic and herbs.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup dried sun-dried tomatoes
16
(1/4-inch-thick) slices French bread
Olive oil nonstick cooking spray
1
(7.25-oz.) jar roasted red bell peppers, drained
1
teaspoon olive oil
1/4
teaspoon minced garlic
1/4
teaspoon dried basil leaves
Dash salt
Fresh basil or parsley leaves, if desired

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Steps

  • 1 Place sun-dried tomatoes in medium bowl; cover with boiling water. Let stand 3 minutes or until soft.
  • 2 Meanwhile, place bread slices on ungreased cookie sheet. Spray bread lightly with nonstick cooking spray. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 3 Drain tomatoes. Coarsely chop tomatoes and roasted peppers with knife or in food processor; place in medium bowl. Add oil, garlic, basil and salt; mix well.
  • 4 Just before serving, spoon about 2 teaspoons tomato-pepper mixture onto toasted side of each bread slice; spread evenly. Garnish with fresh basil.
  • 1 Place sun-dried tomatoes in medium bowl; cover with boiling water. Let stand 3 minutes or until soft.
  • 2 Meanwhile, place bread slices on ungreased cookie sheet. Spray bread lightly with nonstick cooking spray. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 3 Drain tomatoes. Coarsely chop tomatoes and roasted peppers with knife or in food processor; place in medium bowl. Add oil, garlic, basil and salt; mix well.
  • 4 Just before serving, spoon about 2 teaspoons tomato-pepper mixture onto toasted side of each bread slice; spread evenly. Garnish with fresh basil.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.