Herb-Topped Bread

Photo: Van Chaplin; Styling: Rebecca Kracke Gordon
Recipe from Southern Living

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Prep Time:
Bake: 5 Minutes


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


  1. 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.
  2. * The best fresh herb choices include dill weed, flat-leaf parsley sprigs, chives, and thyme leaves.
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