Mascarpone and Pistachio Toasts

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 18

Ingredients

Ingredients

4
oz mascarpone cheese (about 1/2 cup), softened
18
slices (1/4 inch thick) baguette French bread
1/3
cup pistachio nuts (about 2 oz), coarsely chopped
2
tablespoons honey
2
tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil leaves

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spread cheese on each bread slice. Place in single layer in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan. Sprinkle nuts over cheese.
  • 2 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges of bread are light golden.
  • 3 Drizzle honey over top of each toast. Garnish with basil.

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Tips

Expert Tips

If mascarpone isn't available, you can still make these tasty toasts. Use 4 ounces of cream cheese, softened, instead.

Spray your tablespoon with cooking spray to keep the honey from sticking when you measure it.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
40mg
40%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.