These nectarine crostini taste like spring: they're light and refreshing with a pop of sweet and a smokey finish!
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Nectarine Crostini

Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: fruit, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 8 people


  • 2 baguette
  • 1 bunch arugula
  • 6 Tbsp balsamic vinegar reduction
  • 4 nectarines

White bean puree

  • 1 14 oz can cannellini beans
  • 1 1/2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 tsp liquid smoke
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder


  • Start by making the white bean puree: in a blender, combine all ingredients. Blend until smooth. 
  • Slice the baguette into rounds and toast. 
  • Spoon a thick layer of bean puree on each toast round. Top with several pieces of arugula and a thick slice of nectarine. Drizzle balsamic over everything and serve immediately.