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Mint and Pea Pesto on Toasted Baguette

Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: 2 slices)

We serve Mint and Pea Pesto on Toasted Baguette on the side with pasta, but Mint and Pea Pesto is also good mixed in with your favorite pasta.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces baguette
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup thawed frozen green peas
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 garlic cloves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 147
  • fat 6.9 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • sodium 268 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler to high. Slice baguette into 8 (1/2-inch-thick) slices. Place bread in a single layer on a baking sheet. Broil 2 minutes or until browned. Combine basil leaves, mint leaves, peas, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and garlic in a mini food processor; pulse until smooth. Spread about 1 tablespoon pesto on each bread slice.