The Indoor Grill Magic: Crafting the Baguette with Mushroom Pesto and Cheese

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Baguette with Mushroom Pesto and Cheese Recipe

Baguette With Mushroom Pesto And Cheese
The baguette with mushroom pesto and cheese: a feast for the senses
The Indoor Grill Magic: Crafting The Baguette With Mushroom Pesto And Cheese 1

Baguette - mushroom pesto - cheese

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Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: French
Keyword: mushrooms, porcini mushrooms |
CookingStyle: Grilling
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 351kcal
Author: Jaime Inez
Cost: $25
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Equipment

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1 pan
1 grill

Ingredients

  • 25 g dried porcini mushrooms
  • 150 g mushrooms
  • 30 g pine nuts
  • 1 bunch of parsley chopped
  • ½ bunch of marjoram chopped
  • 7 tbsp oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 14 cm baguette
  • 50 g pecorino cheese grated

Instructions

  • Preheat the contact grill.
  • Soak the boletus in water.
  • Clean the mushrooms with a damp cloth and finely chop 1/3 of the mushrooms.
  • Roast the pine nuts in a pan without oil.
  • Fry the herbs 3/4 of the way with 2 tablespoons of oil and the mushrooms and mushrooms.
  • Blend whole mushrooms, pine nuts, herbs and 5 tablespoons of oil in a blender. Stir in salt and pepper. Fold in the fried mushrooms.
  • Halve the baguette horizontally. Place the cut side down on the contact grill and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Spread the pesto on the baguette, sprinkle the cheese over it and put it on the grill again until it has melted.

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Nutrition

Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 18g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 174mg | Potassium: 275mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 54IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 140mg | Iron: 1mg

Preparing The Baguette with Mushroom Pesto and Cheese using an air fryer

Baguette With Mushroom Pesto And Cheese
Experience the joy of indoor grilling with our baguette with mushroom pesto and cheese

The Baguette with Mushroom Pesto and Cheese is a flavorful and simple dish to prepare. Here’s how you can prepare this dish using an air fryer.

Step 1: Prepare the ingredients

  • 1 baguette
  • 1 cup of mushroom pesto
  • 1 cup of shredded cheese (your choice, but mozzarella or cheddar work well)
  • Olive oil for brushing

Step 2: Prepare the baguette Cut the baguette into halves lengthwise. Brush each half with olive oil. Spread the mushroom pesto evenly on each half. Sprinkle the shredded cheese on top of the pesto.

Step 3: Cook in the air fryer Place the prepared baguette halves in the air fryer. Set the temperature to 180 degrees C (360 degrees F) and cook for about 5-7 minutes or until the cheese is melted and slightly golden brown.

Note: The cooking time and temperature may vary depending on the model of your air fryer.

Step 4: Serve This dish is served hot. You can cut the baguette into smaller pieces and serve it as an appetizer or alongside a salad or soup.

About The Baguette with Mushroom Pesto and Cheese

Baguette With Mushroom Pesto And Cheese
Savor the unique flavors of our baguette with mushroom pesto and cheese

Baguette with Mushroom Pesto and Cheese is a symphony of flavors and textures. Crispy grilled baguette slices are layered with a rich mushroom pesto and topped with melted cheese, all prepared on an indoor grill. This recipe is not just about the delicious end result, but also the joy of grilling indoors, where you can control the temperature and enjoy the process regardless of the weather outside.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose a fresh baguette for the best texture.
  • Grill the baguette slices until they are golden brown.
  • Preheat the indoor grill for even cooking.
  • Use a variety of mushrooms for a more complex flavor in the pesto.
  • Monitor the grilling time to avoid overcooking the cheese.

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve the Baguette with Mushroom Pesto and Cheese as an appetizer or snack.
  • Pair it with a glass of red wine for a sophisticated treat.
  • Accompany it with a fresh salad for a light meal.
  • Enjoy it with a bowl of tomato soup for a comforting dinner.
  • Serve it with a selection of cold cuts for a hearty platter.

FAQs

  • Can I use any type of cheese for this recipe? Yes, but meltable cheeses like mozzarella or cheddar work best.
  • Can I make this recipe vegan? Yes, replace the cheese with a vegan alternative and ensure the pesto is vegan.
  • How can I store leftover mushroom pesto? It can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.
  • Can I prepare this dish ahead of time? It’s best served fresh, but you can prep the pesto in advance.
  • Can I add other toppings to the baguette? Absolutely! Feel free to add your favorite grilled vegetables or meats.
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The Baguette with Mushroom Pesto and Cheese is more than just a meal; it’s an indoor grilling adventure that transforms simple ingredients into an exciting culinary experience. So fire up your indoor grill, gather your ingredients, and prepare to enjoy the mouthwatering Baguette with Mushroom Pesto and Cheese in the comfort of your own kitchen.

  • Cooking Like A Pro
  • Author Name : Jaime Inez
  • Address: Times Street, West Triangle, 1103, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
  • Phone:  96-2-4108596
  • Email: Contact@cookinglikeapro.net
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