Sandwich with Gourmet Touch

Black Olive Pesto Sandwich

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.

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Preparation Time: 10 mins
Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

whole wheat bread slices , lightly buttered
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

  1. Grind together all the ingredients other than the black olives, to a smooth paste in a blender.
  2. Add the black olives and mix well.
  3. Divide the olive pesto into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

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.

Recipe Source: Black Olive Pesto Sandwich

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