Herbed Sweet Pea Crostini

20 12 servings, 2 topped crostini (48 g) each.
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Prep Time
10
min.
Total Time
20
min.
Servings

12 servings, 2 topped crostini (48 g) each.

Peas and fresh mint steal the show in this quick appetizer spread. Made with cream cheese, mint, Parmesan cheese and peas, this cheesy spread is an excellent appetizer for brunch, garden parties or family get-togethers.

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Make It

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  • Heat oven to 400ºF.
  • Place bread in single layer on baking sheet; rub both sides of each slice with garlic. Bake 7 to 10 min. or until crisp and golden brown on both sides, turning after 4 min.
  • Process next 4 ingredients in food processor until smooth. Add peas; pulse just until crushed. (Spread will not be smooth.)
  • Spread crostini with cream cheese mixture just before serving.

Make Ahead

Both the spread and crostini can be made up to 24 hours ahead of time. Store spread in airtight container in refrigerator. Place crostini in separate airtight container or resealable plastic bag and store at room temperature.

Substitute

Fresh peas can be used instead of the frozen peas. Add to boiling water; cook 2 min. Drain. Immediately add peas to large bowl of cold water to stop the cooking process; drain again, then use as directed.

Servings

  • 12 servings, 2 topped crostini (48 g) each.

Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

  • 1/2 Carbohydrates
  • 1/2 Fats

Nutrition Bonus

This crostini, made with better-for-you products, can be a delicious part of your healthful eating plan.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings, 2 topped crostini (48 g) each.
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 80
% Daily Value
Total fat 2.5g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 230mg
Carbohydrate 11g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 4g
   
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 6 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • bonn01 |

    Great for an appy, everyone loved it

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