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Pesto Twists Recipe

Pesto Twists Recipe

Use pesto made straight from your garden or purchase it prepared from the grocery store to fill these easy appetizers. —Jaye Beeler, Grand Rapids, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (17.3 ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1/2 cup prepared pesto
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  • 2. Unfold puff pastry sheets on a lightly floured surface. Roll each sheet into a 12-in. square. Spread pesto onto one pastry sheet to within 1/4 in. of edges. Sprinkle with cheese. Top with remaining pastry, pressing lightly. Cut into twelve 1-in.-wide strips. Twist each strip four times. Place 2 in. apart on parchment paper-lined baking sheets, pressing down ends.
  • 3. Bake 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 265 calories, 17 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 270 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.