Black Olive Pesto Sandwich - American Breakfast Recipes

Pesto is a traditional italian sauce prepared with olives, crushed pepper, basil leaves and olive oil. It combines very well with tomatoes and cheese, giving the black olive pesto sandwich a gourmet touch.


8 whole wheat bread slices , lightly buttered
8 cheese slices
a few tomato slices
1 tbsp butter
salt to taste

For The Black Olive Pesto

12 chopped black olives
1/4 cup broken cashewnuts (kaju)
1/2 tsp freshly crushed freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) powder
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
salt to taste


* For the black olive pesto

* Grind together all the ingredients other than the black olives, to a smooth paste in a blender.

* Add the black olives and mix well.

* Divide the olive pesto into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

Black Olive Pesto Sandwich

How to proceed

1. Trim the edges of the bread slices.

2. Spread one portion of the pesto on one slice of bread. Top with 2 cheese slices and tomato slices and sandwich using another slice of bread.

3. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more sandwiches.

4. Serve immediately.
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