This recipe is the taste of Summer for me. It’s light, flavourful and takes only matter of minutes to make. What’s not to like? I love the mix of different flavours and textures in this recipe, you have the crunchy and super crispy Italian Ciabatta, the smooth nutty Pesto Genovese, the bursting sweet roasted tomatoes and then the fruity parmesan. This recipe would be perfect as part of an antipasto or just for a light bite to eat at lunch. It’s easy, quick and you only need a handful of ingredients. If you love simple Italian food then you definitely need to try this ASAP! Enjoy everyone!
1 large Ciabatta, sliced on the diagonal
Approx. 190g of Italian Pesto
300g of tomatoes- I used a mix of sizes
1 tablespoon of olive oil
Salt and black pepper, to taste
1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees C Fan. Place the tomatoes out on a large baking tray. Drizzle with the olive oil, then season. Roast for 15 minutes.
2. Place the sliced Ciabatta out evenly on a baking tray, drizzle with a little olive oil. Crisp in the oven for 5 minutes.
3. To assemble: Spread each slice of Ciabatta with some of the pesto, top with some roasted tomatoes. Finish with a few parmesan shavings and serve warm.