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This garlic pesto sardine toast recipe is perfect for fellow sardine haters. A quick and tasty way to get those healthy omega 3's! | @sinfulnutrition

Garlic Pesto Sardine Toast


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  • Pesto:
  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1 can unsalted sardines in water, drained
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 slices bread
  • 2 hard boiled eggs, sliced(optional)


  1. In a small blender or food processor, blend pesto ingredients until smooth. Set aside
  2. In a small bowl, mash sardines with Dijon mustard.
  3. Toast bread, and spread half sardine mixture on each slice.
  4. Top each with half of pesto mixture.
  5. Add hard boil egg if using, and sprinkle with additional salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Category: entree, main dish