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A great appetizer for your next party!
1 whole wheat baguette
Smart Balance Omega Non-Stick Cooking Spray
1 15.5 oz can cannellini beans, rinsed
8 oz frozen peas, thawed
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp onion powder
Zest of 1 lemon
Juice of 1 lemon
¼ cup of mint leaves
2 tbsp Smart Balance Omega Oil
Heat the oven to 400 degrees. Slice the baguette into ¼ inch slices.
Spray the baguette slices with the cooking spray and toast in oven about 10 minutes until crisp. Let cool.
Meanwhile, add the remaining ingredients to a food processor and mix until smooth. Be sure to scrape down the sides halfway through.
Serve the pea mixture on top of the crostini. You can garnish with shredded cheese, peas, or mint leaves if desired.
Makes 48 servings.
[Smart Balance addition] – Smart Balance estimates the following nutritional content for this user-created recipe:
Calories 31 kcal
Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fatty Acid 0 g
Poly Fat 0 g
Mono Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 103 mg
Carbohydrates 5 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 0 g
Protein 1 g