Whipped Avocado, Feta & Pomegranate CrostinidownloadEmail This Post
Whipped Avocado, Feta & Pomegranate Crostini

Prep: 10 minutes
Bake: 15 minutes • Serves: 6

1(7-ounce) French demi-baguette, sliced crosswise into 18 (1/2-inch) slices
3tablespoons olive oil
1large avocado, chopped
1/2cup crumbled feta cheese
2tablespoons lemon juice
1/4cup pomegranate seeds
1tablespoon chopped mint leaves

1.Preheat oven to 350°. Place baguette slices in single layer on rimmed baking pan; brush with 2 tablespoons oil. Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned and crisp; cool.

2.In blender, purée avocado, 1/4 cup feta cheese, lemon juice and remaining 1 tablespoon oil until smooth, scraping down sides of blender occasionally. Makes about 1 cup.

3.Spread baguette slices with avocado-feta mixture; top with remaining 1/4 cup feta, pomegranate seeds and mint.


Approximate nutritional values per serving (3 crostini):
240 Calories, 14g Fat (4g Saturated), 11mg Cholesterol,
280mg Sodium, 23g Carbohydrates, 3g Fiber, 2g Sugars,
0g Added Sugars, 5g Protein

Dietitian’s Dish
Pomegranate seeds are easy to remove from the fruit. Check out a video for helpful tips: www.InSeasoneZine.com