We brushed store-bought pesto on a baguette and grilled it over an open flame to create this mouthwatering party appetizer.

Serves: 6.

Yields: 6 first-course servings.

Total Time: 10 min.

Prep Time: 8 min.

Cook Time: 2 min.


  • 1/2 (12-ounce) baguette, cut horizontally in half
  • 2 tablespoon(s) refrigerated pesto
  • 1/2 cup(s) part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 cup(s) drained chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes


  1. Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling on medium.
  2. Meanwhile, brush cut sides of baguette with pesto. In small bowl, combine ricotta and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  3. Place baguette on grill, cut sides down, and cook about 2 minutes or until toasted. Transfer to cutting board.
  4. Spread ricotta mixture on grilled sides of baguette; top with sun-dried tomatoes. Cut each crosswise into 6 pieces.

Nutritional Information:

(per serving)

  • Calories 140
  • Total Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 7mg
  • Sodium 345mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars —
  • Protein 6g
  • Calcium –

Source: http://www.delish.com