Mozzarella Cheese and Tomato Bagel Melts
A little taste of Italy, right in your own kitchen.
2 Thomas'® Plain Bagels, split and toasted
8 oz mozzarella cheese, sliced
6 tablespoons store-bought basil, cilantro or arugula pesto
16 cherry tomatoes, halved
8 fresh basil leaves, optional
Freshly ground black pepper
Preheat broiler. Spread 1 tablespoon pesto onto cut sides of each bagel half. Top each evenly with cheese, tomatoes and remaining pesto. Transfer to a sheet pan and broil 6 inches from heat, until cheese is melted, for 1 to 2 minutes. Garnish with basil and season with black pepper if desired and serve.