Crostini & Vegetable Tapenade

Side Dishes

Crostini & Vegetable Tapenade

The crostini with vegetable tapenade might seem like an unusual side dish, but the briny flavor pairs well with a rich and creamy dish. Tapenade is also terrific with fish, especially tuna.


8 servings

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Preheat broiler with rack 6 inches from element.

Sauté garlic and pepper flakes in 2 Tbsp. oil in a sauté pan over medium heat, 1 minute. Add bell pepper and onion and sauté until slightly softened, 23 minutes; transfer to a food processor. Add cucumber, olives, and vinegar wwand pulse until mixture is roughly chopped. Season tapenade with salt and pepper.

Broil baguette slices on both sides on a baking sheet. Top crostini with tapenade.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Facts

Per serving

Calories: 111

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5g 7%

Saturated Fat 1g 5%

Cholesterol 2mg 0%

Sodium 195mg 8%

Carbs 14g 4%

Fiber 1g 4%

Protein 3g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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