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Lemon-Garlic Toast

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 4 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 8 (3/4-inch-thick) French bread slices

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 4 ingredients in a small bowl. Spread about 1/2 teaspoon butter mixture on both cut sides of each bread slice.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add bread slices, and cook 2 minutes on each side or until toasted.

  3. Note: Butter mixture can be made up to 2 days ahead. Cover and chill. To soften, microwave at LOW (20% power) for 20 seconds; stir. Microwave at LOW an additional 5 to 10 seconds, if necessary.