Appetizers & Side Dishes

Pineapple Crostini with Cheddar

Servings: 24 apps  |  Calories: 156
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Pineapple Crostini with Cheddar
Servings
24 apps
Calories
156

Serve these tasty treats at your next get-together. Top these tiny toasts with a savory and sweet combination of Sargento® Shredded Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese mixed with pineapple, balsamic vinegar and pepper flakes garnished with fresh basil.

Ingredients
  • 2 cups fresh pineapple, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. dried red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 24 (1/2-inch thick) slices diagonally cut whole wheat baguette, toasted lightly
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • Fresh basil leaves
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400° F. Line a shallow rimmed baking pan with foil, then spray with nonstick spray
  2. Place pineapple, onion, vinegar, pepper flakes, salt, black pepper and olive oil into a mixing bowl, tossing lightly, Spread mixture evenly in the prepared pan.
  3. Cook in preheated oven for 20-30 minutes, stirring halfway through, or until pineapple and onion are lightly caramelized. Remove from oven; Place baguette toasts on pan and sprinkle evenly with shredded cheese. Return to oven until cheese is melted and bubbly; watch carefully, as it doesn't take long. Remove from oven; top each with pineapple mixture and a bit of fresh basil and serve warm.

Serving Size 24 apps

Calories 156

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 3.00g 5%
Sat. Fat 0.90g 5%
Mono Unsat. Fat 0.80g
Poly Unsat. Fat 0.10g
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 333mg 14%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 0g
Protein 6g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 2RE
Vitamin C 7mg 12%
Calcium 64mg 6%
Iron 2mg 11%