Basil Brie Toast Recipe

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Basil Brie Toast Recipe

Recipe Ingredients

2 cup basil leaves, fresh
1/2 cup pine nuts
3 garlic, cloves, minced
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup oil, olive
1/3 cup cheese, parmesan, fresh,
1 grated
8 bread, white or whole wheat,
1 cut in half, crusts removed
3/4 lb cheese, brie, sliced thin,
1 thick parts of rind trimmed
1 off
1 margarine or butter, melted,
1 for brushing on grill rack
1 tomato, sliced for garnish
1 basil leaves, fresh for
1 garnish

Recipe Preparation

For pesto sauce, put basil, pine nuts, garlic and salt in a blender
or food processor fitted with steel blade. process until pureed. With
the machine running, pour oil in a slow, steady stream. Process
until sauce is smooth. spoon sauce into a bowl. Add parmesan cheese.
Mix well. Cover and refrigerate.

Cover bread with slices of Brie cheese. Spread top of cheese with a
thin layer of pesto sauce.

Prepare grill. When coals are hot, place bread on grill rack,
brushed with margarine, about 4 to 6 inches from heat source. Cover.
Grill for 1 to 2 minutes. Bread will be toasted on bottom and cheese
will be soft and runny. Place two pieces of toast on each plate.
Garnish with tomato slices and basil leaves, if desired. Serve hot.



Servings: 8




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