Herb-Topped Bread

Herb-Topped BreadRecipe
Photo: Van Chaplin; Styling: Rebecca Kracke Gordon


Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Bake: 5 Minutes


1 French baguette
1 egg white
1 tablespoon water
dill weed, flat-leaf parsley sprigs, chives, or thyme leaves


Purchase a French baguette or some other type of artisan bread from a local bakery. Stir together 1 egg white and 1 Tbsp. water. Brush egg white mixture on top of bread; press fresh herbs onto dampened bread. Secure the herbs by gently brushing additional egg mixture on top. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes or until bread surface is dry.

* The best fresh herb choices include dill weed, flat-leaf parsley sprigs, chives, and thyme leaves.