Crostini and Black-Eyed Pea Purée

Country music group Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman shares her recipe for a vegetarian baguette bite.
Related To:

Cook time: 12 minutes | Yield: 6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 5 sprigs of thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • Bay leaf
  • 1 15-ounce can black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup vegetable stock
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Baguette, sliced on bias

Directions

Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the thyme, chili flakes, garlic, and bay leaf and cook, stirring occasionally for approximately 2 minutes until golden brown. Add black-eyed peas and vegetable stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for about 10 minutes, until the flavors have melded. Discard bay leaf and sprigs of thyme, and transfer the pea mixture to a blender. Purée until smooth. (Sprinkle in a little water if mixture is too dry.) Season with salt and pepper, and transfer to a bowl.

Drizzle olive oil over slices of bread and toast in oven until golden brown.

Next Up

Candy Bacon

Country music group Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman shares her recipe for bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with almonds.

Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

Country music group Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman shares her recipe for cream cheese, cucumber and green onion finger sandwiches.

Stuffed Mushrooms With Pecans

Country music group Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman shares her recipe for mushrooms filled with a shallot, garlic, pecan blend and topped with Pecorino cheese.

Mini-Corn Dogs With Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Country music group Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman shares her recipe for battered and fried mini-hot dogs served with a cilantro-lime dipping sauce.

Oysters With Peach Mignonette

Country music group Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman shares her recipe for raw oysters mixed with peaches, shallots and chives.

Oven-Roasted Ribs

Country music group Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman shares her recipe for Southern-style barbequed ribs.

Homemade Tomato Sauce

Country music group Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman shares her recipe for homemade sauce for pasta and meatballs.

Grapefruit Pomegranate Spritzer

Country music group Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman shares her recipe for a cool summer drink made with fresh fruit.

Buttermilk and Chive Mashed Potatoes

Country music group Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman shares her recipe for Yukon potatoes mashed with garlic and chives.

Herb-Roasted New Potatoes

Country music group Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman shares her recipe for rosemary-seasoned potatoes.

On TV

Flippin' RVs

12pm | 11c

Flippin' RVs

1pm | 12c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Going RV

8pm | 7c

Going RV

8:30pm | 7:30c

Going RV

9pm | 8c

Going RV

9:30pm | 8:30c

Going RV

10pm | 9c

Going RV

10:30pm | 9:30c

Going RV

11pm | 10c

Going RV

11:30pm | 10:30c

Going RV

12am | 11c

Going RV

12:30am | 11:30c

Going RV

1am | 12c

Going RV

1:30am | 12:30c

Going RV

2am | 1c

Going RV

2:30am | 1:30c

Going RV

3am | 2c

Going RV

3:30am | 2:30c

Top GAC Shows

Flea Market Flip

Sundays at 8|7c

Living Alaska

Mondays at 9|8c

Top 20 Countdown

Consult Program Guide

Flippin' RVs

Wednesdays 9|8c

Get Social With Us

Let's explore this country together.