Like HowStuffWorks on Facebook!

Toasted Pesto Rounds


Toasted Pesto Rounds

Toasted Pesto Rounds

Yield

Makes 12 servings

Ingredients

1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil or chopped fresh dill
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
1 medium clove garlic, minced
12 French bread slices, about 1/4 inch thick
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon chopped fresh tomato
1 green onion with top, sliced
Black pepper

Preparation

  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Combine basil, cheese, mayonnaise and garlic in small bowl; mix well.
  3. Arrange bread slices in single layer on large ungreased nonstick baking sheet or broiler pan. Broil 6 to 8 inches from heat 30 to 45 seconds or until bread slices are lightly toasted.
  4. Turn bread slices over; spread evenly with basil mixture. Broil 1 minute or until lightly browned. Top evenly with tomato and green onion. Season to taste with pepper. Transfer to serving plate.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 Pesto Round
Sodium 195 mg
Protein 3 g
Fiber <1 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Saturated Fat 1 g
Total Fat 2 g
Calories from Fat 25 %
Calories 90

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1/2
Starch 1

Check out more recipes for Italian



More to Explore