Gulf Shrimp Crostini

Bursting with fresh, zesty flavor, shrimp crostini can be prepared in just 20 minutes.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1/2
cup frozen deveined shelled salad shrimp (3 oz), thawed, drained
1/4
cup sliced green onions (4 medium)
1
Italian plum tomato, seeded, chopped
1/4
teaspoon grated lime peel
1
tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/8
teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1
clove garlic, minced
1
whole wheat pita (pocket) bread (6.5-inch)
  • 1 Coarsely chop shrimp. In medium bowl, gently mix all ingredients except pita bread; set aside.
  • 2 Split each pita bread into 2 rounds; cut each round into 6 wedges and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat 2 to 4 minutes, turning once, until lightly toasted on both sides.
  • 3 Spoon shrimp mixture onto toasted pita wedges. If desired, top with additional sliced green onions.

Expert Tips

Shrimp are a low-fat source of protein.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
20
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
45mg
45%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.