Basil Pesto Bread Recipe

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Basil Pesto Bread
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  1. In a blender or food processor, puree the basil leaves, olive oil and garlic. Mix in the pine nuts and Parmesan cheese. Continue processing until desired consistency is reached.
  2. Preheat the broiler.
  3. Slice Italian bread to desired thickness. Spread a layer of pesto on each slice. Top with roma (plum) tomatoes and mozzarella cheese.
  4. Place topped bread slices in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Broil 5 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly and lightly browned.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 165.75 Kcal (694 kJ)
Calories from fat 90.58 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.06g 15%
Cholesterol 1.69mg 1%
Sodium 211.67mg 9%
Potassium 89.93mg 2%
Total Carbs 15.3g 5%
Sugars 0.75g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.18g 5%
Protein 4.28g 9%
Vitamin C 2.6mg 4%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 66.6mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 289.37 Kcal (1212 kJ)
Calories from fat 158.13 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.57g 15%
Cholesterol 2.96mg 1%
Sodium 369.53mg 9%
Potassium 157mg 2%
Total Carbs 26.72g 5%
Sugars 1.32g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.07g 5%
Protein 7.47g 9%
Vitamin C 4.5mg 4%
Iron 2mg 6%
Calcium 116.3mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.9
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

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