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Recipe for pesto cheese bread.

Pesto Cheese Bread

Pesto Cheese Bread is the perfecty mixture of gooey cheese and pesto on top of a crusty bread.
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  • 1 loaf french bread
  • 1/2 cup prepared pesto
  • 1 cup mozzarella shredded
  • 1/4 cup parmesan shredded


  • Cut the loaf of bread in half horizontally.
  • Spread 1/4 cup of the pesto evenly on each side of the bread.
  • Bake at 425˚F for 5 minutes or until the pesto is baked in and the edges begin to brown.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with cheeses, then return to oven for an additional 3-4 minutes or until the cheese is completely melted.
  • Optional: Broil on high for 1 minute to brown the cheese.

Nutrition Information:

Serving: 1sliceCalories: 172kcal (9%)Carbohydrates: 20g (7%)Protein: 7g (14%)Fat: 7g (11%)Saturated Fat: 2g (13%)Cholesterol: 10mg (3%)Sodium: 360mg (16%)Potassium: 50mg (1%)Fiber: 1g (4%)Sugar: 1g (1%)Vitamin A: 290IU (6%)Calcium: 103mg (10%)Iron: 1.3mg (7%)

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)