basil pesto bread

basil pesto bread
  • 3 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 (1 pound) loaf Italian bread
  • 3 roma (plum) tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 (8 ounce) package mozzarella cheese, sliced


  1. In a blender or food processor, puree the basil leaves, olive oil and garlic. Mix in the pine nuts and Parmesan cheese. Continue processing until desired consistency is reached.
  2. Preheat the broiler.
  3. Slice Italian bread to desired thickness. Spread a layer of pesto on each slice. Top with roma (plum) tomatoes and mozzarella cheese.
  4. Place topped bread slices in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Broil 5 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly and lightly browned.

04/10/2017
basil pesto bread, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

Comment on this content
cherry crisp
cherry crisp
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C.) Lightly greas..
1486
Chicken Hobo
Chicken Hobo
In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook the bacon until eve..
74
Roasted Eggplant and Garlic Hummus
Roasted Eggplant and Garlic Hummus
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a baki..
89
Sukju Namul (Mung Bean Sprout Salad)
Sukju Namul (Mung Bean Sprout Salad)
Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Add mung beans; cook un..
2
130
Michigan Maple Peanut Butter Sheet Cake
Michigan Maple Peanut Butter Sheet Cake
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease and fl..
94
banana crepes
banana crepes
Sift flour and powdered sugar into a mixing bowl. Add eggs,..
888
Rum and Sweet Potato Casserole
Rum and Sweet Potato Casserole
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13..
621
Chicken Pot Pie Soup with Toasted Almonds
Chicken Pot Pie Soup with Toasted Almonds
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Place frozen ..
250
Apple Strudel Muffins
Apple Strudel Muffins
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 12 ..
489
basil pesto bread rounds
basil pesto bread rounds
Preheat oven on broiler setting. Arrange bread slices in a s..
557
Pesto Genovese (Authentic talian Basil Pesto)
Pesto Genovese (Authentic talian Basil Pesto)
Crush garlic using a mortar and pestle. Add pine nuts; crush..
126
No Basil Pesto
No Basil Pesto
Heat peanut oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook an..
94
Basil Pesto Hummus
Basil Pesto Hummus
Blend chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, basil pesto, olive oil..
69
Basil and Pesto Hummus
Basil and Pesto Hummus
Combine the garbanzo beans, basil, and garlic in a food proc..
506
Basil Pecan Pesto
Basil Pecan Pesto
Blend the basil, pecans, garlic, Parmesan cheese, olive oil,..
79
Basil Walnut Pesto
Basil Walnut Pesto
Combine walnuts and garlic in Oster(R) Versa(R) Performance ..
114