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Poppy Seed French Bread

 Poppy Seed French Bread
While you likely don't have time to make bread from scratch on hurried days, you can dress up fresh store-bought bread in a jiffy with a few simple ingredients.—Ruth Andrewson, Leavenworth, Washington
6-8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 8 slices French bread (1 inch thick)

Directions

  • Combine butter, Parmesan cheese, and poppy seeds; spread on both
  • sides of each piece of bread. Place on baking sheet. Bake at
  • 350° for 12-16 minutes, turning once. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 144 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 289 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.