Mushroom Walnut Pesto Crostini
  • About 3 cups crimini mushrooms (or any kind you like)
  • ½ cup walnuts, toasted
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • handful Italian parsley
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast (or parmesan cheese)
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • 1 baguette
  1. Wipe mushrooms clean with a damp cloth and chop into quarters.
  2. Bring a pot of water to a boil.
  3. Once boiling add mushrooms and boil for 15 minutes.
  4. Strain mushrooms out and reserve the mushroom stock for future use if desired.
  5. Add everything except olive oil to a food processor and pulse a few times.
  6. Drizzle olive oil in until pesto is smooth and creamy.
  7. Slice bread and toast.
  8. Top with mushroom pesto and serve warm.
Adapted from
Recipe by Leslie Neri at