Weet-Bix™ with grilled tomatoes and basil pesto

Try pesto and tomato toppings on Weet-Bix.

  • Skill Easy
  • Prep time 10 mins
  • Cook time 10 mins
  • Servings 4
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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 2 large cloves garlic, peeled
  • ½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup pine nuts or walnuts
  • ½ cup (125ml) olive oil
  • 4 vine-ripened tomatoes
  • 8 Weet-Bix™ wheat biscuits or Weet-Bix™ Gluten Free
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbs freshly grated parmesan, to serve

Method:

  1. Combine the basil, garlic, cheese and nuts in a food processor or high speed blender. Process to mix. With the machine running, slowly add the olive oil. Season to taste. Process to the desired consistency. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven grill to high.
  3. Cut the tomatoes in half, and lay on a baking tray. Sprinkle with a little balsamic vinegar and season with ground black pepper. Grill in oven for 8-10 minutes, until cooked but not falling apart.
  4. Lay the Weet-Bix™ on a serving tray. Spread each one with a spoonful of the basil pesto. Top with 1 or 2 pieces of tomato, and sprinkle with extra grated parmesan.
  5. Serve immediately while tomatoes are still warm with extra fresh basil leaves.

Nutritional information:

  • Per Serve
  • Energy (kJ)
    2140
  • (Cal)
    512
  • Protein (g)
    14
  • Fat (g)
    39
  • Saturated Fat (g)
    8
  • Carbohydrate (g)
    26
  • Sugars (g)
    5
  • Dietary Fibre (g)
    5.4
  • Sodium (mg)
    217
  • Potassium (mg)
    589
  • Calcium (mg)
    213
  • Iron (mg)
    5.2