Classic Toast Points

Toast Points
Diana Rattray
Ratings (6)
  • Total: 5 mins
  • Prep: 2 mins
  • Cook: 3 mins
  • Yield: 4 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
86 Calories
6g Fat
7g Carbs
1g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

These toast points make the perfect base for creamed dishes, such as a shrimp or  lobster Newburg, chicken a la king, creamed eggs, or seafood au gratin

This is a good, basic recipe you'll make again and again. 

Ingredients

  • 6 slices good quality sliced white bread* 
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

Steps to Make It

Heat the broiler (500 F or High) and position the top rack about 6 inches from the broiler heat source.

Arrange the bread on a large baking sheet. 

Brush the top of each slice of bread with melted butter, then sprinkle the slices lightly with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Broil for about 1 1/2 minutes on the buttered side, or until golden brown. Flip and brown the other side for about 1 1/2 minutes.

When the slices are cool enough to handle, trim the crusts and slice each into 2 triangles. Alternatively, you may cut the toasts in two rectangles or leave as large squares.

Serve them as a base for chicken a la king, creamed eggs, lobster Newburg, or other creamed dishes.

Expert Tips

*Nature's Own Butter Bread" or "Pepperidge Farm Farmhouse Hearty White Bread" are both good choices, or use your favorite full size loaf bread.

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