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Pesto and Tomato Crostini

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Enjoy these cheesy appetizers that are made by topping French bread with pesto and tomatoes - ready in 20 minutes. Perfect if you love Italian cuisine.

Ingredients

12
slices (1-inch-thick) French bread
2/3
cup pesto
2
small tomatoes, seeded and chopped (1 cup)
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Place bread slices on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 2 Spread each slice bread with a scant tablespoon of the pesto. Top with tomatoes; sprinkle with cheese.
  • 3 Bake about 8 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Place bread slices on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 2 Spread each slice bread with a scant tablespoon of the pesto. Top with tomatoes; sprinkle with cheese.
  • 3 Bake about 8 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

Look for sun-dried tomato pesto or tapenade to use in place of the pesto.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
0%
Saturated Fat
3g
0%
Cholesterol
5mg
0%
Sodium
310mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
6g
6%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
12%
12%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 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; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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