Here’s to the USA Crostini

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 327
Yield: 12 hors d'oeuvres


12 slices Italian crusty bread
2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
2 (6-ounce) jars marinated artichoke hearts, rinsed and drained
2 tablespoons heavy cream
1 salt and black pepper to taste
1/2 cup sliced Greek olives
1/4 cup chopped red onion


Preheat broiler. Arrange bread slices on a baking sheet and brush tops with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Broil 5 inches from heat until golden, about 30 seconds. Turn toasts over and broil until golden. Transfer to a rack to cool.

Combine artichokes and cream in a food processor. Transfer to a bowl and season with salt and pepper to taste. Combine olives, onion, and remaining oil in a bowl. Spread toasts evenly with artichoke cream and top with olive mixture. Drizzle with a little more olive oil before serving.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 327
Calories from Fat: 104

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