Italian toast


Italian toast
These Italian toasts are slices of fried bread with pesto, omelette and cooked tomatoes, garnished with a basil leaf.
66,754 14.1/5 for 22 ratings
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Last modified on: December 1st 2013

For 6 toasts, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 toasts 3 toasts 6 toasts 12 toasts 18 toasts

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PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
29 min.5 min.15 min.49 min.
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Keeping:

These toasts do not keep.

Step by step recipe


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

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Italian toast : Photo of step #3
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 : Photo of step #4
Butter each slice on both sides.

Set aside.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
Italian toast : Photo of step #5
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 : 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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
901 Kcal or 3,772 Kj51 gr207 gr82 gr
45 %19 %20 %12 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
117 Kcal or 490 Kj7 gr27 gr11 gr
6 %3 %3 %2 %
Per toasts
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
150 Kcal or 628 Kj8 gr35 gr14 gr
8 %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).

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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
PestoPesto: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pesto crackers, Loaf for "les filles'", Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes, Olive and pesto bread, Tomato feuilleté with pesto, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Salmon "en papillote" with small vegetables, Smoky potato and potimarron gratin, Turnip top soup, Galette Charentaise, Potatoes with prawns, ... All
BreadBread: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gratin slices with spinach, French onion soup, Winemaker's toast, Warm autumn salad, Warm haricot bean salad, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Nanou's chocolate cake, Jam doughnuts, Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust), Cherry clafoutis, Curried tuna cubes, ... All

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