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.
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, 2–3 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.
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 2mg 0%
Sodium 195mg 8%
Carbs 14g 4%
Fiber 1g 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.