Watercress and Caramelized Onion Crostini

The light and nutrient-packed watercress pairs well with the rich caramelized onions and goat cheese on top of a crunchy crostini; an easy but tasty appetizer that will make any cook look like a chef.

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Brush bread slices with melted butter and rub with cut sides of garlic cloves. Arrange on a baking sheet and bake until crisp and toasted, 8-10 minutes, turning once. Remove from oven and rub with garlic cloves again. Set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in large non-stick skillet over medium heat, melt two tablespoons butter. Add onions, sugar, salt and pepper and cook until onions are golden and caramelized, 25-30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool slightly.
  3. Top toast slices with fig jam, cheese, onion and watercress. Drizzle with balsamic glaze.
Nutritional Info
Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories 140; Total Fat 3.5 g (Sat 2 g; Trans 0 g; Poly 0 g; Mono 1 g); Cholesterol 10 mg; Sodium 300 mg; Potassium 35 mg; Total Carbohydrates 22 g; Dietary Fiber 1 g; Total Sugars 4 g; Protein 5 g

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