Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence
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Basil Pesto Bread
Total:
15 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
15 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

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

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.

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