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Pesto Twists Recipe
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Pesto Twists Recipe

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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.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

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

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.

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.
Originally published as Pesto Twists in Taste of Home September/October 2013, p3-7

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.

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Aug. 31, 2013

I made these to take to a luncheon along with a home made salad. They where a nice addition to the salad and everyone seemed to like them. I will make them again.

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