Edamame & Pear Crostini and a Birthday!
 
 
Recipe adapted from CarbLover's Diet Cookbook
Serves: 30 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 (16 oz) bag frozen shelled edamame
  • ¼ cup olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup chopped fresh mint
  • ½ cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 (12 oz) baguette, thinly sliced
  • 1-2 Bartlett pears, peeled and diced
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cook adamame in salted boiling water for about 10 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and place in ice water. Drain and set aside ¼ cup whole edamame, process the remainder in a food processor until coarsely chopped.
  3. Combine mashed edamame with reserved whole edamame, 3 tablespoons olive oil, 1 cup mint, cheese, salt and pepper.
  4. Place baguette slices on a baking sheet, brush lightly with remaining 1 tablespoon oil, and bake for 10 minutes. Top each baguette slice with 1 tablespoon edamame mixture and 2 teaspoons of chopped pear. Garnish with additional mint, if desired. Enjoy!
Nutritional Information
Serving Size: 1 crostini • Calories: 62 • Fat: 3.3 g • Carbs: 5.3 g • Fiber: 1.1 g • Protein: 2.9 g • WW Points+: 2 pts
Recipe by Eat Yourself Skinny at https://www.eatyourselfskinny.com/edamame-pear-crostini-and-a-birthday/