Beans on Toast

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  • 1 15-ounce can white beans (such as cannellini or Great Northern), rinsed, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup pitted mixed olives, coarsely chopped, or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon thinly sliced lemon zest
  • Two pinches crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon (or more) fresh lemon juice
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 baguette, sliced on the diagonal and toasted (for serving)

Toss beans, olives or tomatoes, parsley, oil, lemon zest, red pepper flakes, and 1 tablespoon lemon juice in a medium bowl; season with salt, pepper, and more lemon juice. Serve spooned over the warm toasted  baguette. Makes 4 servings (makes about 2 cups)