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Tuscan White Bean Purée Crostini

This healthy snack is not only good for digestion, it can also lower your cholesterol and your risk of heart disease

April 8th, 2012

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 cups canned white beans, drained
  • 6 sage leaves
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 slice whole wheat baguette, cut into ½-inch
  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.

  2. Add shallots and garlic and cook until soft.

  3. Add white beans and mix thoroughly.

  4. Transfer mixture to a food processor. Add sage leaves, lemon juice, salt and extra virgin olive oil. Purée until smooth.

  5. Spread on toasted baguette.

Nutrients Per Serving

Per piece: 68 calories, 2 g fat, 2.2 g protein, 8.7 g carbohydrates, 1.5 g fibre

Tuscan White Bean Purée Crostini
Photography by Rob Kinghorn

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