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Mascarpone and Pistachio Toasts

Mascarpone and Pistachio Toasts
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 18

Creamy mascarpone and crunchy pistachios are perfect partners in these quick-and-easy snacks. ...MORE+ LESS-

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

Steps

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  • 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.

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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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