Roasted Red Pepper Flatbread

This is a super quick and healthy recipe with store bought flatbread. Roasting red pepper at home is so easy and the best part- no preservatives! Pesto can be either made at home or store bought. For a homemade pesto check out Cashew Pesto @sarchakra

PREP TIME: 15 mins

COOK TIME: 10 mins

YIELDS: Serves 2-3

Ingredients

  • Flatbread 1
  • Red pepper 1
  • Belgioioso Fresh Mozzarella Pearl Cheese 4 oz
  • Basil leaves, freshly torn
  • Pesto 3 tbsp
  • Pine nuts 1 tbsp
  • Butter 1 tbsp
  • Garlic 1 large clove,grated

Method

  • Roast red pepper on the open flame for a few minutes turning it around intermittently till all the sides are charred. Put in a bowl and cover with cling wrap for 10 mins. The skin should come right off. Thinly slice the roasted red pepper.
  • Heat oven to 375°F.
  • Place flatbread on a seasoned baking tray.
  • Spread out pesto on the flatbread. Sprinkle with the pine nuts. Top with mozzarella pearls, basil and sliced red pepper.
  • Cook in the oven for 8-9 mins till the cheese melts.
  • While the flatbread is cooking, heat butter in a small pan. Put in garlic and cook till the garlic turns golden. Remove from heat. Reserve.
  • Sprinkle toasted garlic butter on the flatbread. Slice into diagonal pieces. Serve.
Steps
Roasted Red Pepper Flatbread

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