Pesto Mozzarella Loaf

French bread layered with pesto, tomatoes and cheese - broiled into a delicious appetizer that serves a bunch. Ready in just 15 minutes!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
loaf (1 pound) French bread, cut horizontally in half
1/2
cup pesto
1/2
cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained and coarsely chopped, or 1 small tomato, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 ounces)
  • 1 Set oven control to broil. Place bread, cut sides up, on ungreased cookie sheet. Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat about 1 minute or until lightly toasted.
  • 2 Spread pesto on bread. Sprinkle with tomatoes and cheese. Broil 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

Sun-dried tomatoes have an intense tomato flavor as well as some sweet notes that add a lot of flavor wherever they are added. You will find them packaged in dry form or jarred in oil.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
145
(
Calories from Fat
65),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
270mg
270%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.