Pear Crostini

Number of Servings: 30 (44 g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Pear Crostini

Serve up a simple, nutritious appetizer at your next get together. The sweet pear and sharp cheese make a tasty combination with the filling edamame. This recipe would also work well with a wide range of fruit – try mixing it up with whatever is in-season and on sale at your grocery store.


  • 16 oz. edamame, shelled
  • ¼ cup olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup fresh mint, minced
  • ¼ cup Asiago cheese, grated
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 (12 oz.) whole-wheat baguette, thinly sliced
  • 2 pears, peeled and diced


  1. Preheat oven to 375º F.
  2. Boil edamame in water for about 10 minutes. Drain and reserve 1/4 cup edamame.
  3. In a food processor, roughly chop remaining edamame.
  4. Combine mashed edamame with reserved edamame, 3 tablespoons olive oil, mint, cheese, salt and pepper.
  5. Bake baguette slices on a baking sheet, brush with remaining oil, for 10 minutes.
  6. Evenly divide edamame and pear across toasted baguette and serve still warm.

Nutrition Facts

30 servings per container

Serving Size 44 g

Amount per serving
Calories 75
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 90mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 28.7mg 2%
Iron 1.3mg 6%
Potassium 95mg 2%
Vitamin A 8.6mcg 2%
Vitamin C 1.8mg 2%
Vitamin E 0.4mg 0%
Vitamin K 5.7mcg 6%
Thiamin 0mg 0%
Riboflavin 0mg 0%
Niacin 0.5mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0mg 0%
Folate 51.1mcg 13%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0mcg 0%
Chloride 0.1mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.1mg 0%
Phosphorus 28.8mg 2%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 12.5mg 2%
Zinc 0.3mg 0%
Selenium 0.1mcg 0%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.2mg 8%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Edamame (soybeans), Pears, Wheat Baguette (water, Enriched Wheat Flour (wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Whole Wheat Flour, Yeast, Molasses, Salt, Wheat Gluten, Cellulose Gum, Dextrose, Dough Conditioners (diacetyl Tartaric Acid Esters Of Mono And Diglycerides, Ascorbic Acid, Enzymes), Calcium Propionate (preservative), Guar Gum, Malted Barley Flour), Mint, Olive Oil, Asiago Cheese (cultured Milk, Salt, Enzymes, Cellulose To Prevent Caking, Natamycin To Protect Flavor), Salt, Black Pepper.

Latest from Our Blog

Low-Stress Party Planning


About to host a gathering? We've got the party plan for a low-stress event full of nutritious food and time to enjoy your guests.

Continue Reading »