White Bean Crostini

It’s almost GAME DAY!  Let’s treat our family and friends to a favorite appetizer that’s perfect for football!  Our white bean crostini is easy, quick and healthy!  Kids and adults gobbled this one up.  Bean mixture can be made up to a day ahead of time and topped on crostini when ready to serve.  Enjoy!

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White Bean Crostini

Course: Appetizers
Keyword: Holiday Entertaining, Under 30 Minutes
Servings: 1.5 dozen
Author: Denise


  • 2 cans cannellini or white kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 red onion or shallot diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley minced
  • Juice and zest of one lemon
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 baguette loaf
  • Olive oil
  • Finishing salt


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Combine beans and onion or shallot in a small bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together dressing (garlic through olive oil). Pour dressing over beans and onion.  Gentle mix to combine.  Note, you also combine all ingredients (beans through olive oil) in a mason jar with a lid and shake to combine.
  • Slice baguette into 1/2” to 1” slices.  Drizzle with olive oil.  Place on baking sheet and cook for 8 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and top each baguette with a scoop of the bean mixture.  Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with finish salt.  Add extra parsley for garnish, as desired.  Serve.
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