Vegetable pesto cigars


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Can make this in advance & reheat at the time of serving.
be innovative by using brown bread or some other type of bread.

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Vegetable pesto cigars recipe - How to make Vegetable pesto cigars

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8 bread slice-crust removed
butter to grease
2tbsp grated cheese
For the Filling:
1cup mixed boiled vegetables-finley chopped (carrot,babycorn,beans,cauliflower)
1 medium potato-boiled
1 onion chopped
1 green chilly chopped
1/2tsp red chilly powder
1tbsp coriander
2tbsp white sauce
1tbsp butter
salt to taste
For the pesto:
1/4cup roasted walnut
2cups chopped basil
2tbsp oilve oil
2tbsp cheese
salt to taste

  1. Filling:
  2. 1.heat butter in a pan.add the onion & saute.
  3. 2.add the green chilly and fry.
  4. 3.mash the potato and add to the pan.add the rest of the ingredients & cook for 2 mins.
  5. For the pesto:
  6. 1.grind all the ingredients using more olive oil if required.
  7. To proceed:
  8. 1.steam one bread at a time.
  9. 2.take out & roll a little.apply a bit of the pesto .keep a little of the filling & some cheese at one end and roll it up like a cigar.
  10. 3.repeat with remaining bread slices.
  11. 4.arrange the cigars on a plate ,apply butter on top & bake at 200 degree celcius for 6-8 mins or till light brown in colour.
  12. 5.serve with ketchup or hot garlic sauce.

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This recipe was contributed by juneshweta on 08 Aug 2005

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