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Pesto and Cream Cheese Bruschetta

PESTO BRUSCHETTA – PESTO CREAM CHEESE AND TOMATO BRUSCHETTA

Shweta Arora
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Side, Snack
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Bread of choice Baguette, french bread or Italian am using pre-sliced bruschetta bread
  • ¼ cup Spinach Basil Pesto Or Basil Pesto (Homemade or Store bought)
  • 4 oz Cream Cheese or more as needed
  • 5-6 grape tomatoes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil leaves optional

Instructions
 

  • Slice the bread into ¼ inch thick slices.
  • Heat a grill pan or regular griddle on medium heat. Once hot, drizzle some olive oil .
  • Place the sliced bread and roast for about 1 min or until the side is nice and golden. Flip and cook the other side too until golden brown and crunchy. Remove from heat and keep aside
  • Slice the grape tomatoes into round (about 4-5 slice per tomato).
  • Apply Pesto (a teaspoon or as much the bread can hold comfortably) on the crunchy bruschetta slices, top it with some cream cheese (I sliced mine into small rectangles), couple of tomato slices, fresh chopped basil and salt pepper.
  • Pesto Bruschetta is ready to serve!!

Notes

Serve this as soon as its ready to prevent it from turning soggy. 
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