Chop 1 cup pitted green or kalamata olives and transfer to a medium bowl. Stack 6 basil leaves, roll into a tight cylinder and thinly slice. Add to the bowl. Finely chop 2 scallions and 1 garlic clove. Add to the bowl. Add 1/4 cup olive oil and 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese to the bowl and toss. Arrange 20 to 24 crostini, crackers or baguette slices on a platter. Divide the mixture evenly among the crostini. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with more grated parmesan.
Per serving (per piece); Calories: 81; Total Fat: 4 grams; Saturated Fat: 0.5 grams; Protein: 2 grams; Total carbohydrates: 10 grams; Sugar:1 gram; Fiber: 0.5 gram; Cholesterol: 1 milligram; Sodium: 159 milligrams
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Recipe courtesy Robert Irvine for Food Network Magazine