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Pesto Twists

Pesto TwistsThese tasty twists, made with pesto, hazelnuts and Parmesan cheese, are a delicious way to start the evening or serve them with soup.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (17.3-ounce) package frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed
1 (7-ounce) container BUITONI Refrigerated Pesto with Basil
1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts or almonds
1/2 cup (1.5 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
  2. Place pastry sheets on lightly floured surface. Roll each sheet into 12-inch square. Spread pesto over one rolled pastry sheet. Sprinkle nuts and cheese evenly over pesto. Lay second sheet on top and press lightly. Cut into twelve 1-inch-wide strips. Twist each strip and place on baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes or until light golden brown.

Makes 12 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories: 320 Calories from Fat: 200 Total Fat: 22 g Saturated Fat: 4.5 g Cholesterol: 10 mg Sodium: 320 mg Carbohydrates: 25 g Dietary Fiber: 4 g Sugars: 1 g Protein: 7 g

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® &, used with permission.