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Weet-Bix™ with grilled tomatoes and basil pesto

Serves: 4
Prep: 10
Cook: 10

    Try pesto and tomato toppings on Weet-Bix™.


    • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
    • 2 large cloves garlic, peeled
    • ½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
    • ¼ cup pine nuts or walnuts
    • ½ cup (125ml) olive oil
    • 4 vine-ripened tomatoes
    • 8 Weet-Bix™ wheat biscuits or Weet-Bix™ Gluten Free
    • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
    • 2 tbs freshly grated parmesan, to serve


    1. Combine the basil, garlic, cheese and nuts in a food processor or high speed blender. Process to mix. With the machine running, slowly add the olive oil. Season to taste. Process to the desired consistency. Let stand for 5 minutes.
    2. Preheat oven grill to high.
    3. Cut the tomatoes in half, and lay on a baking tray. Sprinkle with a little balsamic vinegar and season with ground black pepper. Grill in oven for 8-10 minutes, until cooked but not falling apart.
    4. Lay the Weet-Bix™ on a serving tray. Spread each one with a spoonful of the basil pesto. Top with 1 or 2 pieces of tomato, and sprinkle with extra grated parmesan.
    5. Serve immediately while tomatoes are still warm with extra fresh basil leaves.

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