VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 cup canned great northern beans, rinsed and drained
- 3 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
- 1/4 cup chopped pitted Greek olives
- 6 tablespoons olive oil, divided
- 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, cut into strips
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 French bread baguette, cut into 1/3-inch-thick slices
- 1 package (5.3 ounces) goat cheese
- In a large bowl, combine the beans, tomatoes, olives, 4 tablespoons oil, basil, garlic, salt and pepper. Place bread slices on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush with remaining oil.
- Broil 3-4 in. from the heat until golden, about 1 minute. Spread with cheese; top with bean mixture. Serve immediately. Yield: about 20 servings.
Originally published as White Bean Bruschetta in Test Kitchen Favorites 2004 2005, p21