GRUYERE GARLIC TOAST
Bon Appetit/December 1982 - Perfect Parties article
- 10 oz loaf Italian or French bread, cut into 1/2 inch slices
- 1-2 large garlic cloves, halved
- 3 tblsp olive oil
- 1/2 lb sliced Gruyere cheese
Preheat oven to 425. Arrange bread in single layer on baking sheets. Bake, turning once, until crisp and golden, about 5 minutes per side. (Can be prepared up to 1 day ahead to this point. Cool completely. Store in airtight container.)
About 15 minutes before soup is ready, preheat oven to 425. Line baking sheets with foil. Arrange toast on prepared baking sheets. Rub surfaces of toast with cut side of garlic clove. Drizzle with olive oil. Top with cheese. Bake until cheese is lightly browned, 5-7 minutes. Serve immediately.