Pesto Hots

Makes about 2 dozen

  • 1/2 cup  fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/2 cup  scallions, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons  minced Italian parsley
  • 8 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup  Pine nuts, toasted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup  mayonnaise
  • 1 each  garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons  Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 each  baguette (or French bread)

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix all the ingredients (except the baguette slices) together until well mixed and fairly smooth.
  2. With a serrated knife, slice the bread into thin (1/4 inch) slices.
  3. Turn oven to broil. Broil bread slices until toasted on top. Remove from broiler and turn over to expose untoasted side. Spread untoasted side with the cheese/basil mixture. Return to broiler and cook until bubbly & golden brown. Serve immediately.

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