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Tomato Pesto Tartine

Tomato Pesto Tartine

  • Author: Paige Adams
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25-30 minutes
  • Total Time: 30-35 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 2


A simple tomato pesto tartine is just extra special toast is slathered with basil pesto and topped with roasted sliced tomatoes and fresh herbs.


  • 23 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 large slices country bread, lightly toasted
  • 23 tablespoons pesto
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • Grated Parmesan for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line 2 sheet pans with parchment paper.
  2. Arrange the tomatoes in a single layer on the prepared sheet pan. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast for 25-30 minutes until they are wrinkled the edges and are somewhat dried but still juicy in the center. (The tomatoes can be made up to 2 weeks in advance. Store in the refrigerator.)
  3. Drizzle the bread with the remaining olive oil. Spread the the pesto on the bread Arrange the tomatoes on top and sprinkle with the chives and Parmesan before serving.