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Basil Bread Recipe

Basil Bread Recipe
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  • 1 cup
    fresh basil leaves, slightly packed
  • 1/4 cup
    toasted pine nuts, (toast by heating in nonstick skillet on medium heat, stirring often, until golden brown)
  • 1/4 cup
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup
    shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 pinch
    salt, (optional)
  • 10 inch-thick slices
    French or sourdough bread, preferably made with part whole-wheat flour
  1. Put all of the ingredients except the bread in a small food processor. Pulse briefly to blend well.
  2. Spread about 1/2 tablespoon spread on each bread slice and place on foil-lined cookie sheet. 
  3. Broil about 6 inches from heat, watching carefully, until spread is bubbly and lightly brown (two-three minutes).
Nutritional Information

Makes: 10 pieces
  • Calories132
  • Protein4 g
  • Fat8 g
    • Saturated fat1.5 g
  • Cholesterol2 mg
  • Sodium150 mg
  • Calories from Fat54%
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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