How to make Tomato Pesto Brushchetta-SK Khazana -

This tangy pesto made with sundried tomatoes is another delicious avatar of pesto sauce

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Brown bread slices (ब्राउन ब्रेड स्लाइस), Sundried tomatoes (सनड्राईड टोमाटो)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Tomato Pesto Brushchetta-SK Khazana

Tomato Pesto Brushchetta-SK Khazana Recipe Card

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Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Tomato Pesto Brushchetta-SK Khazana Recipe

  • Brown bread slices toasted 8

  • Sundried tomatoes soaked 250 grams

  • Parmesan cheese grated 2 tablespoons

  • Pinenuts roasted 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic cloves 5

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh mozzarella cheese slices For topping

  • Fresh basil leaves For topping

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180º C.

Step 2

To make tomato pesto, blend together drained sundried tomatoes, parmesan cheese, pinenuts, garlic, salt, pepper powder and olive oil to a smooth paste.

Step 3

Spread a spoonful of tomato pesto onto each bread slice and place them on a baking tray. Top each with 2 mozzarella slices and basil leaves.

Step 4

Put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 5 minutes.

Step 5

Cut into triangles and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.