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Basil-Buttered French Bread

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


4 servings

Dixie Terry makes this warm bread when she wants to round out quick dinners at her home in Goreville, Illinois. "Just pop it in a hot oven for a few minutes to have it ready when the rest of your meal is served," she notes.
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  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 4 slices French bread (1 inch thick)


  1. In a small bowl, combine butter and basil. Brush butter mixture over one side of each bread slice. Place buttered side up on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 5 minutes or until golden brown.

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