Bruschetta With Swiss Chard pine Nuts And Currants

Course : Appetizers
Serves: 4
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1/4 cup dried currants
4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3 cloves garlic -- thinly sliced
2 bunches swiss chard -- ribs trimmed,leaves -- coarsley, chopped
2 tablespoons pine nuts
8 loaf 3x2x1/2-inch slices crusty french bread

Preparation / Directions:

Place 1/4 cup currants in small bowl. Add enough water to cover currants. Soak 20 minutes. Drain well. Preheat oven to 450ΓΈ. Heat 3 tablespoons oil in heavy large pot over medium heat. Add garlic and saute until fragrant and pale golden about 1 minute. Add Swiss chard. Saute until chard is wilted and tender, about 5 minutes. Mix in pine nuts and currants.Season mixture to taste with salt and pepper. remove from heat. Arrange bread in a single layer on baking sheet. Bake bread until golden about 5 minutes. Brush remaining 1 tablespoon of oil over bread slices. Top with warm chard mixture, dividing equally. arrange on platter and serve.


Nutritional Information:

174 Calories (kcal); 16g Total Fat; (77% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 8g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 20mg Sodium

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