Whipped Avocado, Feta & Pomegranate Crostini
downloadEmail 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
3 tablespoons Colavita® Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1large avocado, chopped
1/2cup crumbled feta cheese
2tablespoons Delallo® Lemon Juice
1/4cup pomegranate arils
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, ¼ 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 arils and mint.

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

Chef Tip:
Slice bread diagonally for an elegant presentation.