Navratri Special: Simply Green Pesto Chilli Cheese Toast
It’s the second day of Navratri, and today’s colour is the verdant green. Green is the colour of growth, positivity and health. It is said that on this day, the Goddess beautified the universe with lush greenery that emerged through her laughter.
To celebrate this colour, we have a green pesto toast recipe that is sure to be a hit with adults and kids alike. Try this today!
- 2 handfuls of basil leaves
- ¼ cup almonds
- 2 cloves garlic, grated
- 1+1 cubes of cheese
- ½ cup olive oil
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 4 slices of regular bread/ multigrain bread
1. Combine the basil leaves, almonds, garlic and one cube of grated cheese in a food processor and pulse until coarse.
2. Add the oil and process until fully incorporated and smooth.
3. Apply butter on both sides of the bread and then apply the pesto on the slices.
4. Add some grated cheese and the chopped green chillies
5. Put the slices in an oven for 15 mins at 130°C
Serve hot and enjoy!
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