Grilled pesto tomatoes on toast

Grilled pesto tomatoes on toast

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(4 ratings)

Ready in 9 mins


Serves 1
It’s colourful, full of flavour and low in fat – it could be the perfect quick snack

Nutrition and extra info


  • kcal237
  • fat9g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs29g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre3g
  • protein11g
  • salt1.01g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.


  • 2 medium tomato



    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 1 tbsp pesto sauce



    Pesto is a generic Italian name for any sauce made by pounding ingredients together.


  • a slice country-style bread


  1. Halve the tomatoes. Thin the pesto sauce with a little water and brush half on the tomatoes. Cook under a hot grill for 5-7 mins until softened. At the same time, toast the slice of bread, then spread with the remaining pesto mix. Top with the hot tomatoes, squashing them slightly.

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.

Comments (7)

LibbyR26's picture

Delicious, quick and easy. Ideal for weekend lunchtimes

hderhut's picture

I turned this into a sandwich for lunch. I put several grape tomatoes on a baking sheet and drizzled them with olive oil,and a little salt and pepper.Put them in a moderate oven until they started to burst open. Remove. I toasted two slices of my favorite bread and spread it with my pesto. I arranged the tomatoes on one slice along with a slice of my favorite cheese and topped with other slice of bread. This with a small garden salad made a great lunch.

tishab2433's picture

I have just made this for supper and it was very yummy. I put slices of mozzarella on top & plenty of black pepper. A really warming, quick and inexpensive supper dish. I shall definitely make this again.

sparks's picture

It's easy to make and very tasty. I sometimes put a little grated parmesan on top.

wendyr's picture

Very delicious, fragarent, and so simple to make, great for a midweek supper if your getting in late.

vickivale's picture

so quick and easy! very very yummy too not too many cals either. i made this with aubergine pesto.

xela950's picture

i eat this a lot! especially when i've just bought a new loaf of granary bread. it's super easy to make, fills you up and is affordable (good if you're on a student budget like me).

Questions (0)

Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved…

Be the first to ask a question about this recipe…

Tips (0)

Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.

Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe…