SPRING ONION ALMOND PESTO AND GRILLED CHEDDAR CHEESE SANDWICH

Spring onion Pesto can be delightful on a bread as a spread, tossed on pasta and also as a dipping sauce. Traditionally pine nuts are used for pesto i went for my choice with almonds n water melon seeds. 


Spread generous amount of pesto on wheat slices topped with crunchy seasonal veggies , cheese makes a healthy start for the day.



What you need:
1 cup – Spring onions, green parts
1/2 cup – Coriander, roots removed
1/4 cup – (Almonds n watermelon seeds toasted) 
2 cloves – Garlic
Juice of half lemon
1/2 cup – Cheese, shredded
1/4 cup – Olive oil
Salt n pepper as reqd

How to make:
In a food processor / mixer add spring onions, coriander, garlic, nuts n seeds, lemon juice, salt n pepper n grind to a rough paste. Slowly add Olive oil some till you get a smooth paste.


Transfer to a bowl and add shredded cheese n mix well n refrigerate.

What you need for Sandwich:
Loaf of whole wheat bread
Pesto 
Shredded Cheese / Cheese slices
Vegetables (Lettuce, Purple cabbage, Green n Red tomatoes, Cucumber, Onions – thinly sliced)

How to Assemble:
Spread pesto over each slices n top with veggies, cheese, grill and serve warm.

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