Crostini with Feta and Pear-Strawberry Salsa
Mediterranean and Latin flavors combine in a pear-fect flavor combination.
- 2 green Anjou pears, diced in 1/4-inch cubes
- 2 Tbs fresh lime juice
- 1 cup coarsely chopped fresh strawberries
- 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
- 2 Tbs finely chopped jalapeno
- 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves
- 1 Tbs olive oil
- 1/2 cup mild feta cheese or ricotta salata
- salt to taste
- baguette or French bread cut in 1/4-inch thick slices, brushed with olive oil and toasted
- whole cilantro leaves for garnish
- Toss diced pear with lime juice and let sit a few minutes before adding strawberries, red onion, jalapeno, cilantro and olive oil.
- Just prior to serving, crumble feta cheese into salsa. Taste and season with salt if necessary.
- Spoon salsa onto toasts and arrange on serving platter. Garnish each crostini with a cilantro leaf.
Calories from Fat 62 (23%)
(11%)Total Fat 7g
(13%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Total Carbohydrate 45g
(18%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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