White Bean & Pesto Crostini

A cornerstone of Italian cooking, white beans take center stage for these simple, fresh crostini — perfect for a party.

Ingredients

 1 tbsp olive oil
 ½ small onion, chopped (about ½ cup)
 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
 15 oz white cannellini beans, rinsed (1 can)
 2 tbsp Armanino Basil Pesto
 4 slices toasted sourdough or country white bread

Directions

1

Heat oil in skillet on medium heat. Add onions; sauté 5 minutes or until golden brown. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Stir in beans; cook until heated through. Remove from heat.

2

Stir in pesto and serve on toast.

Chef’s Tips

Top with sliced prosciutto or crumbled bacon for a heartier snack.

For a pop of color and additional flavor, stir in a tablespoon of chopped sun-dried tomatoes.

Ingredients

 1 tbsp olive oil
 ½ small onion, chopped (about ½ cup)
 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
 15 oz white cannellini beans, rinsed (1 can)
 2 tbsp Armanino Basil Pesto
 4 slices toasted sourdough or country white bread

Directions

1

Heat oil in skillet on medium heat. Add onions; sauté 5 minutes or until golden brown. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Stir in beans; cook until heated through. Remove from heat.

2

Stir in pesto and serve on toast.

White Bean & Pesto Crostini
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins

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