Peas, garlic, lemon zest and a blend of five cheeses combine to create a pesto you can spread on toast, top with more cheese and bake. Presto. Pesto.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
6 Italian bread slices, 1/2 inch thick
1 cup frozen peas, thawed
1 clove garlic
1 tsp. lemon zest
2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1-1/2 cups KRAFT Finely Shredded Italian* Five Cheese Blend, divided
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* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.
Let's Make It
Heat oven to 400ºF.
Place bread slices in single layer on baking sheet. Bake 4 min. on each side or until lightly toasted on both sides.
Meanwhile, process peas, garlic and lemon zest in food processor just until blended. With food processor running, gradually add oil through feed tube at top of processor, blending well after each addition. Spoon into small bowl; stir in 1/4 cup cheese.
Spread toast slices with pea mixture; top with remaining cheese.
Bake 2 to 3 min. or until cheese is melted.
Top toasts with 1 cup halved grape tomatoes.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 21g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.