Basil Pesto Bread

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

2 cups fresh basil 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

Directions

  1. 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.