Pesto Pepper Croutes
1 long thin baguette
olive oil to brush
12 tsp fresh red pesto
24 small fresh basil leaves
4 grilled yellow (bell) pepper pieces, each sliced into 4 strips
1 Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6.
2 Cut the baguette into 24 slices and lightly brush both sides of each slice with oil.
3 Place the bread on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 15 minutes.
4 Spread ½ tsp pesto on each croûte and top with a basil leaf. Cover with a pepper strip and serve.