Pesto Perks

2013-06-20

Three recipes in one. Part 1 leads to part 2&3

Ingredients

  • PESTO
  • 1 cup packed basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbs pine nuts
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • PERKS
  • 1 large baguette, cut in 1/2 inch slices
  • 1 cup sun-dried tomato halves, chopped
  • 1 cup pesto sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • PESTO LOG
  • 1 cup pesto sauce
  • 1 cup butter, softened

Method

Step 1

PESTO:In food processor, finely chop basil, parmesan cheese, pine nuts, garlic and salt and pepper. With motor running, gradually pour in oil and process until smooth. Spoon into ice cube trays; freeze. Makes about 1 cup.

Step 2

PERKS:Cut a baguette into slices; spread with pesto and sprinkle with chopped sun dried tomatoes and shredded mozzarella. Broil just until cheese melts. Serve.

Step 3

PESTO LOG:Mix equal quantities of pesto and softened butter. On plastic wrap, shape into log 1 inch round. Wrap and freeze. Use slices to flavour hot vegetables, baked potatoes and barbequed meat or seafood.

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