Chipotle Chickpea Crostini

Chipotle Chickpea Crostini

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5 min 5 min 40
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Ingredients


1 tsp Canola oil
1 can (19oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained (rinsed and rained)
1/2 tsp Cumin
3 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 medium pepper(s) Jalapeno pepper (seeded and minced)
1/2 tsp Oregano, dried
1 tbsp Parsley, fresh
1/2 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (diced)
1/2 cup Ricotta cheese (skimmed milk)
1 medium shallot(s) Shallots (minced)
1 baguette Whole wheat baguette (thinly sliced)

Instructions


Place baguette slices on a large baking sheet and lightly spray with cooking spray. Sprinkle with oregano. Toast in 425° F (220° C) oven for about 5 minutes or until light golden. Let cool slightly.

In a nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat and cook shallot and garlic for 1 minute or until softened. Stir in chickpeas, chipotle and ground cumin and cook for 2 minutes.

Scrape half of the chickpea mixture into a food processor with ricotta cheese and puree until smooth. Scrape into a bowl and stir in remaining whole chickpeas, red pepper and parsley. Spread mixture onto crostini to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 43
Calories from fat 8.4
Calories from saturated fat 2.2
Total Fat 0.9 g
Saturated Fat 0.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Cholesterol 1.0 mg
Sodium 63 mg
Potassium 49 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6.5 g
Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
Sugars 1.0 g
Protein 2.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 0.2
Vegetables 0.2

Energy sources


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