Pesto and Tomato Crostini

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.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 12

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)
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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