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Basil Pesto Breadcrumbs

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower
Yield Serves 8 (serving size: about 2 tablespoons)
For a quick flavor booster to pasta, stir in Basil Pesto Breadcrumbs.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 ounces torn baguette
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pine nuts
  • 1 ounce grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • 1/3 cup torn basil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 59
  • fat 3.4 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • sodium 91 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds. Pulse torn baguette in a food processor for coarse crumbs. Add breadcrumbs, pine nuts, and Parmigiano-Reggiano; cook 2 minutes or until toasted, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in basil.