Tomato and Basil Pesto Toast

Tomato and Basil Pesto Toast

This tomato and basil pesto toast takes 5 minutes to prepare.  The ingredients are all homemade, healthy recipe, incredible combinations, robust flavor and dynamic color, what more could you want from a slice of bread really?

Something incredibly delicious about roasted tomatoes and a tomato and basil pesto toast….oh my goodness! Add some roasted garlic and mushrooms? Let’s just say that I’m toast before I actually eat it. That’s that’s how much I can’t tell you enough about the incredible combinations here.

tomato and basil pesto toast


What about basil pesto? Don’t you just love how it turns any dish from regular to out of this world extraordinary? And the best part is that you really don’t have to do much at all?  When I think that I’m writing a post and recipe about toast, it’s mind boggling to me. That is, until I remind myself that it’s not just a recipe it’s also a little bit of inspiration for someone else. You may be reading this and not make the exact same thing (which naturally I hope that you do) but hopefully you will be inspired to create your own bright and delicious bites. Again if you that happens, I would love to talk about it so please make sure to @ me at @anosmickitchen or hashtag me at #anosmickitchen 🙂

When I posted my basil pesto recipe I mentioned how it was a classic basil pesto however I have also made pesto from just about any greens that I lay my hands on. So if you have greens that need to be used up try a pesto.

tomato and basil pesto toast


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Having the roasted tomatoes on hand is always so much easier and quicker but if you don’t and have to roast them at the time, just plop them into the oven together with fresh garlic cloves, drizzle some olive oil, salt, pepper and let them roast till bursting with flavor. This can also be done on the stove in a skillet or regular pan so enjoy. The roasted options has a lot more flavor to offer.


While the tomatoes are on roast you can prepare the pesto which takes 5 minutes! Please don’t leave the pesto out it quite honestly turns what would’ve been a boring slice of toast into an unforgettable toast!  Here are all the reasons and more as to why you need to make this toast

  • healthy
  • colorful
  • delicious
  • homemade
  • easy
  • quick

tomato and basil pesto toast

tomato and basil pesto toast
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Easy Quick & Amazingly Tasty!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • roasted peeled garlic
  • cottage cheese
  • basil pesto


  • Toast the bread and for extra flavor rub a fresh garlic clove onto the dry toast.
  • Drizzle some olive oil and add a sprinkle of oregano
  • Layer the cottage cheese, pesto, tomatoes, garlic, black pepper & coarse salt.

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tomato and basil pesto toast



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