Italian toast

Italian toast
These Italian toasts are slices of fried bread with pesto, omelette and cooked tomatoes, garnished with a basil leaf.
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Last modified on: December 1st 2013

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Italian toast
Break 3 Eggs 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
Remove the stalk end of 2 tomatoes and cut into thick slices.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Trim the crusts off 6 slices bread. Here I have cut out circles with a cutter. This is more attractive, but not essential.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Italian toast
Butter each slice on both sides.

Set aside.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
Italian toast
Pour 2 tablespoons 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
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.
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Heat the plates.

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

Stage 8 - 3 min.
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Spread pesto generously on each slice of toast.

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

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

Serve immediately.
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.
These toasts do not keep.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,771 Kcal or 7,415 Kj479 gr3,477 gr269 gr
89 %184 %328 %41 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
230 Kcal or 963 Kj62 gr452 gr35 gr
11 %24 %43 %5 %
Per toasts
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
295 Kcal or 1,235 Kj80 gr580 gr45 gr
15 %31 %55 %7 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Egg, Gluten, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 toasts : 3.17 €
  • Per toasts : 0.53 €

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  • 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
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