Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Basil Pesto Bread

Cook Time: 5 min
Level: Easy
Yield: 6 servings


* 2 cups fresh basil leaves
* 1 cup fresh Italian parsley leaves
* 1/2 cup grated Parmesan or Romano
* 1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted
* 4 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
* 1/4 teaspoon salt
* 1/2 cup olive oil
* 1 baguette


For the pesto, combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender.
Puree until the mixture forms a smooth, thick paste. Slice the
baguette lengthwise horizontally. Spread the pesto over the cut sides
of the baguette and toast in the oven until crispy and golden.

From: foodnetwork.com

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