Monday, February 23, 2015

Pea Pesto with Prosciutto


These bright little baguette appetizers topped with pea pesto and prosciutto make a delicious and nutritious snack for a get-together or for your own enjoyment!


- 1, 8 oz. bag of frozen green peas, thawed and drained
- 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves
- 2 Tbs olive oil
- French bread baguette, cut into 1/2-inch slices and toasted (my mixture used about 18 slices)
- Part-skim ricotta cheese
- 1/2 oz. very thinly sliced prosciutto, torn or cut into pieces
- black pepper

Combine green peas, basil, and olive oil in a food processor. Pulse until the mixture becomes smooth. Place a tablespoon of pea pesto on a slice of the french bread baguette and top with a little piece of prosciutto and 1 tsp. ricotta cheese. Sprinkle with pepper and enjoy! If you'd like a printer-friendly version of this recipe, Click Here.

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