Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

Simple, rich, and aromatic!


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cut the brie into 1" x 1" chunks (easier when cheese is chilled).
  3. In a casserole dish, stir together the brie chunks, pesto, and garlic.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes or until the cheese is nice and bubbly.
  5. Serve with slices of good French baguette as a hot spread.
Most Helpful

Very good! My homemade pesto is very garlicky to begin with, so I added about 4 Tbsp of it and no extra garlic. I served it with french bread and it was a hit. It's almost like a fondue or a raclette. Next time I would place the heated mixture into a fondue dish with burner or place the dish on a heated tray to keep the cheese warm for a longer period. Thanks!

Just Call Me Martha April 19, 2004

Excellent! I did not add any extra garlic because my pesto is very garlicky and I was feeling exceptionally lazy. I did add twice as much pesto because I love pesto. I also transfered the finished product to a small Crockpot and served it to my family that way. We all sat around the table raving about how good it was. GREAT! GREAT GREAT!

amie atwood May 09, 2007

I make this often. Its easy to make into single servings for a quick snack. I use enough garlic in my pesto so I don't usually add any extra to this dish. Great post! Easy enough for a quick toss together meal and impressive enough for company. I often serve this as part of an antipasti dinner with just some Italian meats, marinated veggies, fresh fruit and various other cheeses, olives, roasted peppers, etc.

Ilysse June 08, 2006