Garlic Toasted Triangles

Balsamic vinegar gives a sharp kick to this garlic butter spread. Bread cooks quickly in the broiler—start checking the garlic toast after about 30 seconds to make sure it doesn’t burn.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 12 slices (1”) crusty French bread
  • ¾ cup butter, softened
  • ¾ tsp. garlic powder
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. dried basil leaves
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar

Directions

  • Preheat the broiler on high heat. Spray a broiling rack with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a small bowl, beat together the softened butter, garlic powder, salt, pepper, basil, lemon juice, and balsamic vinegar.
  • Spread the garlic butter over one side of the bread slices (about 1½ tablespoons per bread slice). Store any leftover garlic butter in a sealed container in the refrigerator to use on bread or toast as desired.
  • Lay the bread slices out on the rack, butter side up. Broil the toast about 1 minute, watching caerefully, until the butter has melted and the bread is toasted. Cut each bread slice diagonally into quarters.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 12 slices (1”) crusty French bread
  • ¾ cup butter, softened
  • ¾ tsp. garlic powder
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. dried basil leaves
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar

Directions

  • Preheat the broiler on high heat. Spray a broiling rack with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a small bowl, beat together the softened butter, garlic powder, salt, pepper, basil, lemon juice, and balsamic vinegar.
  • Spread the garlic butter over one side of the bread slices (about 1½ tablespoons per bread slice). Store any leftover garlic butter in a sealed container in the refrigerator to use on bread or toast as desired.
  • Lay the bread slices out on the rack, butter side up. Broil the toast about 1 minute, watching caerefully, until the butter has melted and the bread is toasted. Cut each bread slice diagonally into quarters.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories180
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium200mg
Total Carbohydrate15g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars1g
Protein3g