Quick Pesto Tomatoes

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 183.9
  • Total Fat: 17.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 11.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 2.6 g

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Introduction

Vegan/vegetarian Vegan/vegetarian
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    for pesto:
    3 cups basil leaves
    2 cloves garlic
    1/4 cup pine nuts
    1/4 cup nutritional yeast
    1/2 cup olive oil

    for tomatoes:
    4 medium tomatoes, cored and halved
    5 tbsp panko breadcrumbs
    1 tsp panko bread crumbs


Directions

Pesto:
1. Process basil and garlic until finely chopped. Add pine nuts and yeast, process 1 minute until mixture is paste like. Add olive oil with motor running in a steady stream. Process 1 more minute until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

Tomatoes:
1. Preheat oven to broil. Place tomatoes cut side up on baking sheet. Spread each half with 2 tsp quick pesto, sprinkle with 2 tsp panko crumbs. Broil 3-5 minutes until breadcrumbs are browned and pesto is bubbly.

Serving Size: Makes 8 half-tomatoes

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HAWKEYERANT.

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