Pesto Garlic Bread

Pesto Garlic Bread
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Dab a bit of garlic pesto on each bread slice for a quick garlic bread.

8
Servings
74
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • loaf French bread, sliced
  • 1/4  Cup  butter, melted
  • 1/2  Cup  prepared garlic pesto
  • 1/2  Cup  grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Spread the melted butter on each slice of bread. Top with the pesto and sprinkle the cheese on top of each slice. Place on a baking sheet and bake until cheese is melted, about 8-10 minutes. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
18mg
6%
Carbohydrate, by difference
4g
3%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
20µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
141mg
14%
Choline, total
3mg
1%
Folate, total
1µg
0%
Magnesium, Mg
5mg
2%
Phosphorus, P
91mg
13%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
326mg
22%
Water
7g
0%

Pesto Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Pesto Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.