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Pesto Garlic Bread With Cheese

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Delicious cheesy-pesto toasts.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 4

Pesto Garlic Bread With Cheese

Main Ingredients

French bread, Basil leaves





Level Of Cooking



  • French bread
    1 loaf
  • Basil leaves
    1 cup
  • Garlic
    2-3 cloves
  • Pine nuts(chilgoza)
    1/4 cup
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Virgin olive oil
    8 tablespoons
  • Parmesan cheese, grated
    1/3 cup
  • Mozzarella cheese
    100 grams
  • Cherry tomatoes


Step 1

Slice the baguette diagonally into thick slices and toast them in a preheated oven till crisp on the outside. Put garlic in a mixer jar. Add pine nuts and grind.

Step 2

Pat the basil leaves dry and add to the mixer jar. Add salt, 2 tbsps extra virgin olive oil and grind again. Add 2 more tbsps of olive oil and parmesan cheese and grind once again.

Step 3

Again add 2 tbsps olive oil and grind to a coarse paste.

Step 4

Sprinkle some olive oil over the toasts, spread the pesto sauce. Cut mozzarella cheese into small cubes and place 1-2 cubes over the pesto sauce on each toast.

Step 6

Drizzle a little olive oil and serve hot immediately.

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