Grilled Herb and Butter Sourdough Toast Recipe

A loaf of sourdough bread
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 15 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
247 Calories
27g Fat
1g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 247
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 34%
Saturated Fat 16g 78%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 689mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Protein 2g
Calcium 16mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

The high, intense heat of your typical grill is an excellent way to toast bread. Keep a close eye out to make sure it doesn't burn. You'll get a lot more flavor out of this slice of bread than anything toasted.


  • 1 sourdough loaf cut in half lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL room temperature unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon/1.25 mL cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon/1.25 mL cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL sea salt

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine butter with garlic, paprika oregano, cumin, cayenne, and salt.

  2. Spread onto cut side of the sourdough loaf.

  3. Preheat the grill for medium-high heat.

  4. Place a large piece of aluminum foil onto the grill grate and place bread onto grill buttered side up.

  5. Close lid and cook for 5-7 minutes, until the butter, is melted.

  6. Remove from grill, slice, and serve.