Pesto French Bread

Three ingredients and 20 minutes are all you need to make this delicious bread spread with cheese and pesto.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 3
  • servings 15

Ingredients

1
(3-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/3
cup purchased pesto
1
(1-lb.) loaf French bread
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, combine cream cheese and pesto; blend well.
  • 2 Cut bread in half lengthwise. Spread bottom half of loaf with cream cheese mixture. Top with other half of loaf. Cut almost through loaf into 1 1/2-inch slices. Wrap securely in foil using double-fold seals.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 8 to 12 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Slice
    Calories
    130
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    240mg
    240%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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