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Cheesy Texas Toast

 Cheesy Texas Toast
"My husband and I love garlic bread, but it's such a waste for just the two of us, so I came up with this cheesy recipe," relates LaDonna Reed, a field editor from Ponca City, Oklahoma. "You can prepare it in a few minutes, and it's tasty, too!"
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 4 slices French bread (1 inch thick)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • Chopped green onions or parsley, optional


  • Spread butter over bread. Sprinkle with garlic powder and cheese.
  • Place on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 400° for 5-7 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle
  • with onions or parsley if desired. Serve warm. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 pieces) equals 370 calories, 22 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 656 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 18 g protein.