Tomato-Red Pepper Crostini

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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