Whole-Wheat Crostini With White Beans

Tip: Combine any remaining bean mixture with pasta or brown rice for a quick and easy dinner.
Serves 2
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total times: 15 minutes
Weight Loss Recipes : Whole-Wheat Crostini With White BeansIngredients:
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 tsp cup low-sodium chicken broth ( or vegetable stock)
  • 1 15-ounce can white beans, rinsed and drained
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 8 slices (½ inch each) whole-wheat baguette, toasted
  • 2 plum tomatoes, cut into 8 slices
  • ¼ cup pine nuts, toasted
  • Combine olive oil and onion in a medium skillet. Sauté over medium for about 5 minutes or until onion is tender.
  • Add rosemary, broth, and beans to the onions. Slimmer gently for another 5 minutes or until broth is reduced and thickened. Remove from heat and season to taste with salt and pepper, if desired.
  • Fold in parsley and lemon zest. Top each baguette slice with a tomato slice and 2 tbsp of the bean mixture. Garnish with pine nuts and serve.
Make 2 (4 crostini) Servings:
Weight Loss Recipes Amount per Serving: 252 calories, 9 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 32 g carbs, 11 g protein, 8 g fiber, 137 mg calcium, 4 mg iron, 43 mg sodium


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