Walnut-Squash Crostini

Number of Servings: 10 (141 g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 15 min.
Walnut Squash Crostini

The recipe is delicious and flexible—try using canned pumpkin puree for a faster preparation. Use your favorite nuts to change the flavor up, and feel free to mix up your choice of fresh herbs.


  • 2 lb. Hubbard squash, roasted
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • ½ medium onion, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh mint, minced
  • ⅛ tsp. nutmeg
  • ¼ cup walnuts, toasted and minced
  • ⅓ cup Asiago cheese, grated
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 whole-wheat baguette, thinly sliced


  1. Puree squash.
  2. Over medium heat, sauté onion in 1 tablespoon oil until lightly caramelized.
  3. Add the cooked onion, mint, nutmeg, walnuts, cheese, salt, pepper, 1 tablespoon olive oil to squash and puree.
  4. Spread mix over baguette slices. Garnish with additional fresh mint and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

10 servings per container

Serving Size 141 g

Amount per serving
Calories 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 3mg 2%
Sodium 265mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 5.5g 21%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 1g Added Sugars 2%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 69.7mg 6%
Iron 2.2mg 10%
Potassium 315mg 6%
Vitamin A 71.6mcg 8%
Vitamin C 10.6mg 10%
Vitamin E 0.6mg 6%
Vitamin K 3mcg 2%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0mg 0%
Niacin 1mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 19.7mcg 5%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.8mcg 4%
Chloride 2.1mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.4mg 0%
Phosphorus 31.6mg 2%
Iodine 0.4mcg 0%
Magnesium 23.3mg 6%
Zinc 0.2mg 0%
Selenium 0.6mcg 2%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.3mg 15%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 5.7mcg 15%

* 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.


Hubbard Squash, 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), Onion, Asiago Cheese (pasteurized Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes, Powdered Cellulose (to Prevent Caking)), Walnuts, Olive Oil, Mint, Salt, Black Pepper, Ground Nutmeg.

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