Pesto Dip with Parmesan Toast
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
Makes20 servings (2-1/2 cups dip)
- 1 French bread baguette (10-1/2 ounces), cut into 1/4-inch slices
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
- 2 cups mayonnaise
- 1 jar (8.1 ounces) prepared pesto
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- Place baguette slices on greased baking sheets. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until toasted. Turn slices over; sprinkle with 1/2 cup cheese. Broil 1 to 1-1/2 minutes longer or until lightly browned.
- In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, pesto, garlic powder and remaining cheese. Serve with toast slices.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 341 calories, 27g fat (5g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 419mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.
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Aug 22, 2016
This is really good but it's also rich, thick, and salty. Next time I may cut back on the Parmesan a bit. But I'll definitely make this again. I had some leftover pesto from dinner and used this as a snack later that night, with pita chips.
Jan 2, 2016
I made two versions of this wonderful recipe.. the first one exactly as the directions indicated (but on crackers, not the toast), and for the second version, I added black pepper, Cajun seasoning and about 1/4 cup tiny diced pieces of dill pickle. Both were big hits at my New Year's Eve party.
Jul 10, 2011
AMAZING recipe that is so versatile-- but can be used so many ways! Thanks!
Mar 2, 2011
This is so delicious!!!!! I practically overdosed on this recipe the night I made it. My husband and 15 y.o. daughter loved it too. It would be great on a sandwich as well. Make this!