Black Cat Canapés

Toast these feline dippers for our black-as-night kalamata olive spread.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 30

Ingredients

30
slices (1/2 inch thick) white, rye or pumpernickel bread
Olive oil cooking spray
1
large clove garlic, finely chopped
1
cup pitted kalamata olives, drained, patted dry with paper towel, finely chopped
1
tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1/8
teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Line 2 cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper or foil. Cut 30 cat shapes out of bread using 2 1/2- to 3-inch cat-shaped cookie cutter. (Discard or save excess bread for another use.) Place bread cats on cookie sheets. Spray with cooking spray; turn over. Spray other side with cooking spray.
  • 2 Bake 3 to 4 minutes, turning once, until light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix garlic, olives, olive oil, lemon juice and pepper.
  • 4 Serve toasted bread with olive dip.

Expert Tips

For a shortcut, substitute 2/3 cup purchased ripe olive tapenade in place of the ingredients in step 3.

Add to the Halloween theme by using spooky serving utensils.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
430mg
430%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.