Garlic Pepper Toast

Garlic Pepper Toast

This simple colorful appetizer is made from French bread topped with peppers and Cheddar cheese.

20 min. prep time
6 servings
000 Ratings


5 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 medium (1 cup) onion, thinly sliced, separated into rings
1 medium (1 cup) red bell pepper, cut into thin julienne strips
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1 medium (1 cup) yellow bell pepper, cut into thin julienne strips
12 (1-inch) diagonal slices French bread
3/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add garlic powder, onion and peppers. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 3-5 minutes or until crisply tender. Stir in basil.

Spread cut-sides of bread slice lightly with remaining butter. Place onto grill, butter-side down.  Grill until lightly toasted. Turn bread slices over. Divide pepper mixture evenly among toasted bread; sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon cheese. Continue grilling until other side is toasted and cheese is bubbly.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 330

Fat: 15g

Cholesterol: 35mg

Sodium: 610mg

Carbohydrates: 39g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 10g

Recipe #5526©2005Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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