Black Olive Pesto Sandwich


Black Olive Pesto Sandwich

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Pesto is a traditional italian sauce prepared with olives, crushed pepper, basil leaves and olive oil. It combines very well with tomatoes and cheese, giving the black olive pesto sandwich a gourmet touch.

Black Olive Pesto Sandwich recipe - How to make Black Olive Pesto Sandwich

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients


8 whole wheat bread slices , lightly buttered
8 cheese slices
a few tomato slices
1 tbsp butter
salt to taste

For The Black Olive Pesto
12 chopped black olives
1/4 cup broken cashewnuts (kaju)
1/2 tsp freshly crushed freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) powder
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
salt to taste

Method
For the black olive pesto

    For the black olive pesto
  1. Grind together all the ingredients other than the black olives, to a smooth paste in a blender.
  2. Add the black olives and mix well.
  3. Divide the olive pesto into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Trim the edges of the bread slices.
  2. Spread one portion of the pesto on one slice of bread. Top with 2 cheese slices and tomato slices and sandwich using another slice of bread.
  3. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more sandwiches.
  4. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy458 cal
Protein15.6 g
Carbohydrates30.1 g
Fiber1.1 g
Fat30.6 g
Cholesterol47.5 mg
Sodium531 mg

Reviews

Black Olive Pesto Sandwich
 on 05 Dec 10 08:38 PM
5

Varied ingredients make this sandwich unique and delicious in its own way! definitely worth a try!