• 8 Ratings

Try a crostini bar as the appetizer course for your next family dinner or cocktail party. Here, we’ve topped bread with beans, sun-dried tomatoes, and arugula, and herbs for a savory bruschetta-inspired toast. Round out the spread with any of your favorite topping combinations!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large skillet cook bread slices in oil over medium-high heat, 2 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels.

  • Add onion to hot oil in skillet; cook 4 minutes or until tender. Add beans, dried tomatoes, and vinegar; heat through.

  • Transfer bean mixture to a bowl. Mash. leaving some beans whole. Stir in arugula, parsley, salt, and pepper. Spoon mixture over toasts. Squeeze lemon over toast just before serving. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

377 calories; 10 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 6 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 928 mg sodium. 213 mg potassium; 60 g carbohydrates; 9 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 15 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 243 IU vitamin a; 8 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 3 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 149 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 131 mg calcium; 4 mg iron;


8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0