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
347
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 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. 

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
26g
39%
Sugar
2g
N/A
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Protein
10g
19%
Carbs
21g
7%
Vitamin A
178µg
20%
Vitamin B12
0.1µg
2.3%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
5.9%
Vitamin C
7mg
12%
Vitamin D
0.2µg
N/A
Vitamin E
3mg
14%
Vitamin K
171µg
100%
Calcium
210mg
21%
Fiber
2g
6%
Folate (food)
50µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
93µg
23%
Folic acid
25µg
N/A
Iron
3mg
17%
Magnesium
52mg
13%
Monounsaturated
12g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
12%
Phosphorus
162mg
23%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
198mg
6%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
14.2%
Sodium
652mg
27%
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
19.9%
Trans
0.2g
N/A
Zinc
1mg
9%