Friday, July 14, 2006
Five Ingredient Friday (Basil Bread)

It's that time again, but before I post my recipe I thought I'd ask if you like my new Five Ingredients Friday image! Oronzo is showing me how to use Photoshop and I modified this picture all by myself. I like it much better than my old one. Feel free to use this image if you're posting a Five Ingredients Friday recipe!

Okay, on to the recipe. I found this one on-line and I haven't tried it yet, but I'm going to!

Basil Bread

Ingredients:
1 cup fresh basil leaves, slightly packed
1/4 cup toasted pine nuts (toast by heating in nonstick skillet on medium heat, stirring often, until golden brown)
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
10 inch-thick slices of French or sourdough bread, preferably made with part whole-wheat flour

Preparation:
1. Put all of the ingredients except the bread in a small food processor. Pulse briefly to blend well.
2. Spread about 1/2 tablespoon spread on each bread slice and place on foil-lined cookie sheet. Broil about 6 inches from heat, watching carefully, until spread is bubbly and lightly brown (two-three minutes).

Yield:10 pieces

Nutritional Information: Per slice of bread with spread (using part whole-wheat French bread): 132 calories, 4 g protein, 12 g carbohydrate, 8 g fat (1.5 g saturated fat, 4.9 g monounsaturated fat, 1.3 g polyunsaturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 1.3 g fiber, 150 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 54%.

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I look forward to seeing your Five Ingredients Friday recipe! Don't forget to link your blog on this post so I can see what's cooking at your house!


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10 Comments:
At 6:16 AM, Blogger Beck said...

That. Bread. Sounds. AMAZING!
Oh, and the picture? So much better! I'm going to go change my graphic!

 
At 7:18 AM, Blogger Miranda said...

Yum pesto on bread.........does it get any better than that? :) My Five Ingredient recipe is up for Heavenly Hash Potatoes.

 
At 7:21 AM, Blogger Michelle said...

I really like the new picture - great job! I've got mine but I'm going to go replace the picture :)

The bread sounds very tasty!

 
At 9:30 AM, Anonymous Stephanie said...

Yum, I love bread.
I like your new picture.

 
At 10:18 AM, Blogger Sandra said...

Love the new picture, and that bread......*drool* definitely need to try this one :)

I've shared mine too at my food blog :)

 
At 4:18 PM, Blogger PEA said...

Your talents on the computer are very impressive:-) Great job!! So many of my blogging friends share recipes that I've decided to start writing them all down in a notebook I call Blogger Friends' Recipes...I copy the recipe and write who posted it:-) This Basil Bread sounds absolutely delish!!

 
At 5:58 PM, Anonymous O Mama Mia said...

oooohhhh... this sounds so goood!! I LUV the new pic, but since I'm DSL-less this week, I'll have to use the pic another time. I'm grateful the computer let me do my recipe. Ha! Amidst the madness of a move, I still played. Devoted, or obsessed... you decide. :)

 
At 6:47 AM, Blogger Mia said...

I LOVE the new look!!!! I can't wait to try this bread. I have basil growing in the garden so I won't have to wait to try it out. yummmmm

 
At 8:25 AM, Blogger Stacey said...

This bread sounds great. I am going to make it today as I just bought some fresh basil at the farm the other day and need to use it up.
Thanks for the image as well - I used it on my FIF post. Love it!

 
At 9:10 PM, Blogger Pieces said...

I don't have a recipe this week--just wanted to let you know that I love the new friday photo!

 

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