Pesto and Tomato Crostini

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

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

12

appetizers

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.
Makes 12 appetizers
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Substitution
Look for sun-dried tomato pesto or tapenade to use in place of the pesto.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 170
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 310mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.