Italian toast


Italian toast
These Italian toasts are slices of fried bread with pesto, omelette and cooked tomatoes, garnished with a basil leaf.
74K 1 23 4.0
Grade this recipe:

Last modified on: December 1st 2013

Keywords for this recipe:ToastItalianOmeletteTomatoesPesto
For 2 toasts, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 2 toasts 3 toasts 6 toasts 12 toasts 18 toasts
How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
29 min.5 min.15 min.49 min.
At what time:
  • When will I finish if I start the recipe at ... ?
    When should I start for the recipe to be ready at ... ?
  • Work this out...

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Italian toast : Photo of step #1
Break 1 egg into a bowl, salt and pepper, then beat with a fork or whisk, like for an omelette.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Italian toast : Photo of step #2
Remove the stalk end of 1 tomato and cut into thick slices.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Italian toast : Photo of step #3
Trim the crusts off 2 slices bread. Here I have cut out circles with a cutter. This is more attractive, but not essential.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Italian toast : Photo of step #4
Butter each slice on both sides.

Set aside.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
Italian toast : Photo of step #5
Pour 1 tablespoon Herb olive oil into a frying pan on medium heat. Cook the sliced tomatoes on both sides.

When cooked, pull off and discard the skin.

Set aside.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Italian toast : Photo of step #6
Using the same frying pan, cook the eggs, mixing them round gently with a fork, to make a small omelette.

Set aside.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Italian toast : Photo of step #7
Heat the plates.

Still using the same pan, fry the bread until browned on both sides.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Italian toast : Photo of step #8
Spread pesto generously on each slice of toast.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
Italian toast : Photo of step #9
Then add a layer of omelette (again, I have cut this out to make it more attractive).

Stage 10 - 3 min.
Italian toast : Photo of step #10
Arrange the tomatoes on top and garnish with a basil leaf. Finish with a trickle of olive oil.

Serve immediately.
Remarks
If you don't have anyherb olive oil, use ordinary olive oil and add a few herbs if you can (bayleaf, thyme, etc.), discarding these at the same time as the tomato skins.
Keeping
These toasts do not keep.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
231 Kcal or 967 Kj17 gr69 gr27 gr
12 %6 %7 %4 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
90 Kcal or 377 Kj7 gr27 gr10 gr
5 %3 %3 %2 %
Per toasts
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
116 Kcal or 486 Kj8 gr35 gr13 gr
6 %3 %3 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 2 toasts : 1.06 €
  • Per toasts : 0.53 €

Change currency:

Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Other recipes you may also like
Fruit crumble
Fruit crumble
A fruit pudding: very easy to do and delicious: just a layer of fruit with a golden crunchy topping.
299K4.0 1 hour 11 min. February 21th 2011
Passion fruit jellies
Passion fruit jellies
Usually to make fruit jellies or (fruit "paste"), it's like jam but you need to cook fruit pulp and sugar much longer. Unfortunately, this long cooking is bad for both vitamins and flavour. In this recipe we use a special jam gelling agent, to reduce cooking time as much as possible .
287K4 2 hours 30 min. July 4th 2018
Baked apples from St Aubin le Vertueux
Baked apples from St Aubin le Vertueux
Under this pretty name, my personal version of "Les pommes au four" (baked apples).
224K 24.2 1 hour 7 min. February 21th 2011
4 pears salad with vanilla
4 pears salad with vanilla
It's a very easy recipe, everything depends on the choice of differents kinds of pears all fully ripe, to give a delicious contrast in the mouth.
188K4.2 37 min. February 21th 2011
Finger biscuits
Finger biscuits
These small biscuits, that look a bit like savoy biscuits, are delicious alone or with Champagne, but are also the base for charlottes or Tiramisu.
302K5 50 min. July 30th 2021
News list of cooking-ez.com

Sign up to receive the latest recipes (next batch due to be sent on 2021-09-26)

Your first name or nickname
Your e-mail
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your e-mail address with anyone else.
Post your comment or question
Posted by:
I am not a leaving thing
Your 1 comments or questions on this recipe
  • What a refreshing meal, jh and so easy too. Thank you so much for sharing...Hope all is well with you and yours:) Louise:)
    Posted by Louise december 1st 2013 at 21:00 (n° 1)
Follow this recipe
If you are interested in this recipe, you can "follow" it, by entering your email address here. You will then receive a notification immediately each time the recipe is modified or a new comment is added. Please note that you will need to confirm this following.
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your e-mail address with anyone else.
Alternatively: you can subscribe to the mailing list of cooling-ez.com , you will receive a e-mail for each new recipe published on the site.

Back to top of page