If they like cheesy tomato bruschetta, chances are excellent they'll also like these cream-cheesy crostini with grilled summer squash.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 24 servings
1 medium summer squash, sliced into 1/4 inch slices
1 medium zucchini, sliced into 1/4 inch slices
1/2 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
1 tub (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Whipped Cream Cheese Spread
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
1/2 tsp. dried oregano leaves
1/4 tsp. dried parsley
1/4 tsp. pepper
2 (12 inch) French bread baguette, cut into 1/2 inch slices
1 clove garlic
3 Tbsp. olive oil
1 tomato, sliced
season to taste
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Let's Make It
Place the sliced squash, zucchini, and dressing into a large plastic bag and seal. Marinate in the refrigerator for several hours.
In a bowl, mix together the cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, dried oregano, dried parsley and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Prepare your grill for medium-high heat. Toast the baguette slices on the grill for 2 minutes per side. Remove from the grill and immediately rub the bread slices with the garlic then drizzle them with olive oil.
Remove vegetables from dressing. Discard dressing. Grill the marinated squash and zucchini slices for 8 minutes, flipping once.
Spread the cream cheese mixture onto the toasted baguette slices and top with the grilled summer squash and sliced tomatoes. Season to taste Garnish with fresh herbs if desired.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.