How to Make Coriander Pesto Bread Pizza - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Coriander Pesto Bread Pizza

Is your kid bored of regular bread and butter? Well, its time his share of morning bread got a makeover. With the goodness of cheese and nutrition from homemade coriander pesto, your kid will gobble these down in no time. Not to mention the presentation – it is often instrumental in piquing kids’ interests. Check out our not-so-scary ‘mummified coriander pesto bread pizza’.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
4 People 10 – 15 Minutes 10 – 15 Minutes


For Coriander Pesto

  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 3-4 garlic cloves
  • 3 tbsp cashew nuts
  • 50 ml olive oil
  • 2-3 tbsp parmesan cheese (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For Assembling

  • 8 bread slices
  • 6 cheese slices, cut into strips
  • 4 tbsp pesto (prepared from ingredients above)
  • 3 tbsp sliced olives
  • Oregano and red chili flakes for serving


Step 1

First make the pesto. For that add all the ingredients listed for the pesto in a mixer jar and give it a nice whiz. You can keep the pesto chunky or as smooth as you like.

Step 2

Take the bread slices and using a large cookie cutter, cut out circles of the bread.

Step 3

Generously spread the prepared coriander pesto. Arrange the cheese strips as shown in the picture.

Step 4

Use sliced olives for eyes. Bake them in an oven preheated at 200 C for 5-7 minutes.

Step 5

Serve them warm with a sprinkling of dried oregano and red chili flakes.

Nutritional Information

Calories 280 K cal
Proteins 13.0 g
Fats 21.5 g
Carbohydrates 8.8 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Sodium 503 mg
Potassium 55 mg
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