Cilantro Canapes

Cilantro Canapes
Photo: Kim Cornelison
Total Time:
30 mins
20 appetizers


  • 2 cup lightly packed fresh cilantro

  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves

  • 1 fresh jalapeno chile pepper, seeded and cut up*

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • ½ teaspoon grated fresh ginger

  • ¼ cup salted peanuts

  • 1 - 2 tablespoon water

  • 20 1/4-inch-thick baguette slices, toasted**

  • ¾ cup chopped cucumber

  • 5 cherry tomatoes, quartered

  • Mint sprigs (optional)


  1. In a food processor combine cilantro, mint, pepper, lime juice, sugar, and ginger. Cover; process until nearly smooth. Add peanuts; cover and process until combined. Add water until spreading consistency. Spread one side of each toasted baguette slice with some of the mixture. Top with cucumber, tomato, and mint.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

50 Calories
1g Fat
8g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 50
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Sodium 86mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 4.1mg 21%
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 87mg 2%
Folate, total 28.2mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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