Bruschetta with fresh pea pesto

Recipe from: 17 July 2012
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 00:00
 
A healthy and filling spread that can be used on, and with just about anything!
 
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 2
    cup
    frozen peas - blanched for 4 minutes
  • 2
    cloves garlic
  • 1
    chilli
  • salt and pepper - to taste
  • 1
    handful
    fresh basil and mint
  • zest and juice of a lemon
  • 2
    handful
    freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1
    loaf ciabatta bread
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Drain the peas and cool in ice water to retain the colour.

Place all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until you have the acquired consistency - as smooth or as coarse as you like.

Spread on toasted ciabatta and finish off with parmesan shavings, a drizzle of oil and some crushed black pepper.

Reprinted with permission of My Easy Cooking. To see more recipes, click here.


 
 

Read more on: recipe  |  vegetables  |  vegetarian  |  cheese
 

NEXT ON FOOD24X
 
 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Tip of the day

 
Remove odour from utensils
By running a lemon quarter over the knife blade or chopping board.
 

Find a recipe

 
 
 

Inside Food24

 
 
 
 
 
/Food

Instagram: @Food24_sa

 
 
 

We're talking about ...

 

Restaurants

 
Blah Blah Bar (Cape Town)

Stop by this trendy project space in collaboration with the Erdmann Contemporary gallery for a creatively delicious drink or two.

  • Adega Northcliff
    We eat here at least 2 times a month and the food is always great. The owner also tak...
  • Maestro's on the Beach
    Would have loved to go, but unfortunately I am a smoker and there is no Smoking Secti...
  • The Italian Kitchen
    There is Freedom of Speech and then there is Personal! Clearly someone out there does...
 

Find a restaurant

 
 
 

Jobs - Find your dream job

Property - Find a new home

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown.Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Mind blowning low prices – As seen on TV

Save big on thousand of cool products at kalahari.com. offer valid while stocks last. Hurry and shop now!

Save up to 30% on homeware & appliances

Get mind blowing savings on a wide range of super cool appliances and homeware. While stocks last. Shop now!

Up to 60% off - clearance sale!

Save up to 60% on appliances, books, electronics, toys, movies and more. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Mellerware Vision Glass Cordless Kettle now R299

This neatly shaped glass kettle is presented with a beautiful blue light and stainless steel trimmings and offers attractive design and functionality to your kitchen area. Now R299. Buy now!

Mellerware Biltong King Food Dehydrator now R349

The Mellerware's Biltong Maker is exactly what you need to produce fresh and tasty dried fruit and biltong. Now R349! Buy now!
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.