Crostini with Herbed Goat Cheese and Wilted Spinach

6
Serves
217
Calories
16
Nutrients
17
Vitamins

Ingredients

6 ounces fresh goat cheese , room temperature
1 tablespoon lemon zest
2 tablespoons fresh chives , thinly sliced
1 tablespoon fresh, chopped, flat-leaf parsley
1 tablespoon fresh, chopped mint
2 teaspoons fresh, chopped oregano
1 teaspoon fresh, chopped thyme
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/2 pound spinach , washed and ends trimmed
6 slices rustic, country-style bread

Cooking Instructions

1. In a bowl, mash together the goat cheese, lemon zest, chives, parsley, mint, oregano, thyme, salt and pepper. Reserve.

2. In a large frying pan, warm the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the spinach and with tongs, toss the spinach until wilted, 2 to 3 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

3. Toast the bread either on an outdoor grill, under the broiler or toaster. Cut the bread into two pieces on the diagonal.

4. Spread the toasted bread with herbed goat cheese, spreading evenly. Top the goat cheese with wilted spinach, distributing evenly.

5. To serve, place the grilled bread on a platter and serve immediately.

Serving Size: 1 crostini with topping

Nutrition Information

Number of Servings: 6

Calories
217
Protein
10 g
Total Carbohydrate
17 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Soluble Fiber
0 g
Insoluble Fiber
1 g
Sugar
2 g
Total Fat
12 g
Saturated Fat
6 g
Monounsaturated Fat
4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
1 g
Trans Fatty Acid (tfa)
0 g
Cholesterol
22 mg
Percent Calories from Protein
18 %
Percent Calories from Carbohydrate
32 %
Percent Calories from Fat
49 %

Vitamin B1- Thiamin
0 mg
Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin
0 mg
Vitamin B3 - Niacin
1 mg
Vitamin B6
0 mg
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
Biotin
1 mcg
Vitamin C
12 mg
Vitamin D
2 IU
Folate
82 mcg
Vitamin E
1 IU
Vitamin K
153 mcg
Calcium
162 mg
Iron
3 mg
Phosphorus
157 mg
Potassium
300 mg
Sodium
447 mg
Zinc
0 mg