Roasted Tomato & Pesto Toast ~ Diane's Vintage Zest!

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Roasted Tomato & Pesto Toast


Today's second recipe is a hearty toast with roasted tomatoes and pesto that I make for a quick lunch or snack.  From start to finish, it takes less than 10 minutes, and you have something warm, satisfying, and fresh.  Actually, I think it looks pretty gourmet if you ask me, so you can even make it for a party appetizer as well!

Also, you may have come over from my California Fresh Avocado Toast recipe that I eat for breakfast.  Basically, every meal can be made on toast, don't you think?  ;)


Roasted Tomato & Pesto Toast recipe on Diane's Vintage Zest!


Once again, I used one of my favorite San Luis Sourdough® Bread varieties because it is perfect to top with all the different ingredients and still hold up!  Their Sourdough Cracked Wheat Sliced Bread has the perfect flavor to go with all the pesto, tomatoes, and delicious seasonings!

Now are we ready for the recipe?  Scroll down for more!


Roasted Tomato & Pesto Toast recipe on Diane's Vintage Zest!



Roasted Tomato & Pesto Toast
A Vintage Zest original recipe




Ingredients
  • 2 slices of San Luis Sourdough Cracked Wheat Sliced Bread
  • 20 grape tomatoes, sliced in half
  • Olive oil, to taste
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. pesto
  • Crushed red pepper, to taste


Roasted Tomato & Pesto Toast recipe on Diane's Vintage Zest!


Directions

1.  Season tomatoes with salt, pepper, and drizzle of olive oil.

2.  Roast until softened, about 15 minutes.


Roasted Tomato & Pesto Toast recipe on Diane's Vintage Zest!


3.  Toast bread to desired toastiness!

4.  Top each slice with pesto, then crushed red pepper, and roasted tomatoes.

5.  Finish with salt and pepper to taste, and a drizzle of olive oil.


Roasted Tomato & Pesto Toast recipe on Diane's Vintage Zest!


And voila, you have your hearty toast!  Once again, it is very easy, colorful, and delicious!  While the tomatoes were roasting for these babies, I put together my California Fresh Avocado Toast, so I could have one of each with my guy, for a pre-dinner snack.  :)


Roasted Tomato & Pesto Toast recipe on Diane's Vintage Zest!


As I said before, pick up the fantastic Sourdough Cracked Wheat Sliced Bread for this recipe, especially for that AMAZING crisp, bubbly crust and the authentic sourdough flavor.  Just recently, many of San Luis Sourdough Bread varieties were officially Non-GMO Project Verified*, which means that you are getting one of the best quality products on the market!


Roasted Tomato & Pesto Toast recipe on Diane's Vintage Zest!


Let me know what you think of this recipe and if you are going to use it as a light lunch, a quick pre-dinner appetizer, or even a midnight snack.  :)

Happy toasting!


Roasted Tomato & Pesto Toast recipe on Diane's Vintage Zest!


*What does it mean to be Non-GMO Project Verified? 
The Non-GMO Project offers North America’s only independent verification for products made according to rigorous best practices for GMO avoidance. For more information, visit  the Non-GMO Project website: http://www.nongmoproject.org/

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by San Luis Sourdough. All opinions are mine alone.



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