Italian Pesto Cheese Sandwiches

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Prep Time30 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Italian
Servings 4


  • 9 slices White Bread
  • 1 cup Grated Carrot
  • 1/4 cup Olives pitted green
  • 3 slices Cheese
  • 1/4 cup Butter soften
  • to Pepper or salt salt and taste
  • 1/3 cup Pesto Sauce or basil, or nuts for basil pine nuts
  • 2 cup Basil fresh
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese grated
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  • To prepare pesto, toast the nuts for 3-4 minutes in low flame for extra flavor. Now pour everything in blender and blend till smooth.
  • Trim crust from the bread slices
  • Using a rolling pin, flatten each slice gently
  • Place 3 bread slices in such a way that they are overlapping each other in a single row.
  • Gently spread butter over the slices gently.
  • Place grated carrot in first slice, sprinkle salt and pepper.
  • Place a cheese slice in middle bread.
  • Gently spread basil pesto sauce in last bread slice.
  • Place few olives at one end of the slices.
  • Roll the wraps in cling film and refrigerate for at least an hour.
  • Just before serving, unwrap the roll and slice with a sharp knife.

Recipe Notes

1) Squeeze out the juice after grating the carrots to make it dry.
2) Always use fresh breads so they won’t crack while rolling.
3) Play with variety of filling for your pinwheels.
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