From: (Micaela Pantke)

Date: Thu, 12 Aug 93 10:41:59 +0200

From: (Jack Coyote)

(makes 12)

1            baguette herbed bread
2 tblsp      butter
seasoning to taste
1/4 cup      white wine  (optional)
2 1/2 tblsp  butter or oil
1/2 cup      basil (fresh if possible)
1/3 cup      cheese (parmesean or romano)
2            cloves garlic
2-3          sliced roma tomatoes

1/2 cup sliced onion  OR  1 can minced clams (or shrimp)

Remember: This is Italian food.  You can be liberal with the

Take baguette of herbed bread.  Slice into approx 1" thick pieces. 
Cover BOTH surfaces with butter (seasoned is best -- we use basil,
oregano, garlic and pepper).  Place slices on a baking pan. 

In a small saucepan, combine wine, oil/butter, garlic (and clams) and
simmer for five minutes.  Add basil (and parmesan or romano cheese) and
heat for about a minute and then remove from heat.  Let stand until

Spoon pesto over the bread (don't waste any :) ) Put sliced tomatoes on
top and cover with slice of mozzarella. 

Place baking pan in the oven and broil until the cheese starts to brown. 


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