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Parmesan Toasts
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Parmesan Toasts

Homemade crispy and thin cheesy toasts baked with parmesan make a great appetizer and are perfect as croutons in salads and soups.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword Croutons, Parmesan, Toast
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 40 toasts
Author OliveTomato.com

Ingredients

  • ½ pound (250 g) day old bread (preferable a baguette)
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil for brushing
  • ½ cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven at 300 F (150 C) and line a baking tray with aluminum foil. Grease it a bit with olive oil.
  • Slice the baguette in very thin slices (⅛ of an inch or ¼ of a cm).
  • Spread the slices on the pan and brush both sides with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle toasts with Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden and crispy.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle ground black pepper.
  • Let them cool. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Notes

Storage
To store:  Cool completely and store in air proof container for up to 10 days.
Variations
  • Rub some garlic on each bread slice to give a hint of garlic flavor.
  • Mix the olive oil with some dry herbs such as oregano or thyme before brushing on the bread.
  • You can sprinkle with red pepper flakes.