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Grilled Asparagus and Tomato Crostini

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Yield: 12 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
This colourful and easy appetizer is the one you want to serve this summer for guests on your patio with drinks.

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Crostini: Brush baguette slices with oil and place on preheated greased grill over medium heat. Grill, turning once for about 4 minutes or until light golden on both sides. Remove to a platter. When cool enough to handle, rub one side of crostini with garlic; set aside.
  2. Toss asparagus with 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the oil and a pinch each of salt and pepper. Place tomatoes into a large piece of foil and toss with remaining oil, salt and pepper. Place both on grill, turning asparagus occasionally for 7 minutes or until golden and tomatoes have softened. Remove asparagus to cutting board and cut into thirds.
  3. Spread crostini with cream cheese. Top with grilled asparagus and tomatoes. Sprinkle each with basil before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Asparagus and Tomato Crostini
Amount Per Serving
Calories 35 Calories from Fat 23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g 4%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 8%
Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Tips & Notes:

Tip: You can use small fresh basil leaves for the chopped basil.

Recipe developed by Emily Richards

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