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Bell Pepper & Pesto Toast

This quick and simple recipe makes a great late afternoon snack. It can also be prepared in larger quantities and served as an appetizer. Yellow bell peppers add a crisp fresh flavor and a beautiful pop of color!

Interested in some on-the-go snack ideas? Check out this article!


  •  2 pieces Melba Toast
  • 2 tsp whipped cream cheese
  • 1 tsp pesto sauce
  • 1 tbsp diced yellow bell pepper


  1. Combine whipped cream cheese and pesto sauce
  2. Spread mixture on top of Melba Toast
  3. Top with yellow bell peppers

Nutrition facts

Per Serving

calories: 78

fat: 4g

carbohydrates: 9g

sugar: 0g

fiber: 1g

protein: 2g

potassium: 31mg

sodium: 183mg

Disclaimer: cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.


  • Thomas A McAtee Jr. moderator
    2 months ago

    Meryl.That looks very good. What is pesto sauce? any kind of toast or is the drier toast more proffered for something like that? It does look and sound very good though.

  • Kelly Dabel, RD moderator
    2 months ago

    Great questions Thomas! Pesto is a tasty combo of basil with oil, nuts and sometimes Parmesan cheese. You can make it yourself in a blender or food processor or buy it already made in the pasta aisle of the supermarket. Here is a recipe if you’re interested: Melba toast is basically crunchy crackers. They are small and therefore lower in carbohydrate. You can spread this on any crackers or toast that you like or it would also be delicious to dip carrots, cucumber or bell peppers in. Enjoy! We appreciate you reaching out. Best, Kelly, Team member

  • Thomas A McAtee Jr. moderator
    2 months ago

    Thanks. Will look for it and try out. Wonder if it’ll spice up old crackers. 😉

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