Spinach Almond Crostini

  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 10 min
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1 pound fresh spinach, washed, dried, and stemmed

1 clove garlic

3/4 cup sour cream

1/4 cup chopped toasted almonds, plus more for garnish

1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley

1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

1 teaspoon chopped fresh chives

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Kosher salt

Zest and juice of 1/2 a lemon

Toasted baguette slices, for serving


  1. 1. In a steamer basket set over 1 inch of simmering water, steam the spinach until wilted, a few minutes. Remove the spinach and drain well.
  2. 2. Put the spinach and garlic in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Add in the sour cream, almonds, parsley, thyme, chives, cayenne, and season with 1/8 teaspoon salt. Pulse until combined. Stir in the lemon zest and lemon juice.
  3. 3. Spread the spinach mixture on the toasted bread, sprinkle with additional chopped almonds, and serve.
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