Mozzarella and Pesto Crescent Tarts

Enjoy all the benefits of this really cool appetizer--it can be served cold, it tastes great and it's easy to make!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
2
tablespoons basil pesto
2
medium tomatoes, seeded, sliced
1
small red onion, thinly sliced
1
to 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves
1/2
cup diced fresh mozzarella cheese or shredded mozzarella cheese (2 oz)
1/4
cup shredded fresh Parmesan cheese (1 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough into 2 long rectangles. Place 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough and cut into 2 long rectangles. Place 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Press to form two 10x3-inch strips, forming rim around edge of dough. Spread each strip with 1 tablespoon pesto. Top each with tomatoes, onion and rosemary. Sprinkle each with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
  • 4 Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until edges are golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut each into crosswise slices. Serve warm or cool.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    90
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    170mg
    170%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    7g
    7%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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