How to make Pesto Sandwich with Grilled Vegetables -

Pesto and grilled vegetables make these sandwiches special

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Multigrain bread (मल्टीग्रेन ब्रेड), Pesto sauce (पेस्तो सॉस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Pesto Sandwich with Grilled Vegetables

Pesto Sandwich with Grilled Vegetables Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Pesto Sandwich with Grilled Vegetables Recipe

  • Multigrain bread 8 slices

  • Pesto sauce

  • Fresh sweet basil leaves 1 cup

  • Garlic 2-3 cloves

  • Pine nuts 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns , crushed 1/4 teaspoon

  • Olive oil 4 tablespoons

  • Parmesan cheese powder 1/4 cup

  • Grilled vegetables

  • Green zucchini 1 medium

  • Green capsicums 2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • To assemble

  • Firm red tomatoes , cut into roundels 2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns , crushed 1/4 teaspoon

  • Processed cheese 4 slices


Step 1

Halve and thinly slice zucchini vertically. Cut each capsicum into 4 vertical slices. Sprinkle a little salt on all of them.

Step 2

Heat 2 tbsps olive oil in a non-stick pan, place the vegetable slices in it in single layer and grill. When their underside is lightly browned, turn them over and grill the other side similarly.

Step 3

To make pesto sauce, grind together basil leaves, garlic cloves, pinenuts, little salt, crushed black peppercorns, 4 tbsps olive oil. Add parmesan cheese and grind again till nearly smooth.

Step 4

Spread pesto on all 8 bread slices. Place the grilled vegetables on 4 slices, top with tomato roundels. Sprinkle a little salt and crushed black peppercorns.

Step 5

Place cheese slices on the remaining 4 bread slices and then turn them over the vegetables and press lightly.

Step 6

Cut each sandwich into 2 pieces, arrange them on a serving platter and serve immediately.

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