Easy Pea Pesto Crostini (#1829)

Serves
Ready
6
11
Minutes
Prep
Cook
8
Minutes
3
Minutes
Categories
Appetizers Parties Vegetarian Healthy
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Ingredients

For The Pea Pesto

  • 10 oz Peas, Frozen defrosted
  • 2 cloves Garlic or to taste
  • 2/3 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 Salt And Black Pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil

For The Crostini

  • 8 slices Bread, French Baguette whole wheat1/2-inch thick or ciabatta bread, preferably stale
  • 1/3 cup Olive Oil
  • 8 Cherry Tomatoes halved, diced

Directions

  1. To make pea pesto:
  2. Add the peas, garlic, parmesan, salt and black pepper in a food processor, and plus until well blended.
  3. As it's running, gradually add the olive oil until well combined, about 2 minutes. Season with more salt and pepper, if desired.
  4. Transfer to a small bowl and set aside.
  5. To make the crostini:
  6. Preheat a stovetop griddle or grill pan on medium-high heat.
  7. Brush both sides of the sliced bread with olive oil and grill until golden, about 2 minutes.
  8. Arrange the bread to a serving platter and spread about 1 1/2 tablespoons of the pea pesto evenly on each slice.
  9. Place tomato halves on top.
  10. Serve.
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