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Goat Cheese-Garlic Toasts

  • ACTIVE: 15 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 25 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 6
  • BASIC-EASY
  • FAST
  • VEGETARIAN
  1. Six 1/2-inch-thick diagonal baguette slices
  2. Extra-virgin olive oil, for brushing
  3. 1/2 cup fresh goat cheese, softened (3 1/2 ounces)
  4. 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  5. 1 tablespoon minced chives
  6. 1 teaspoon chopped thyme
  7. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  8. 1 garlic clove, halved
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Brush the bread with olive oil and bake for 7 minutes, until crisp. Alternatively, grill the bread over moderately high heat for about 30 seconds per side, until browned.
  2. Meanwhile, in a bowl, blend the goat cheese with the parsley, chives and thyme; season with salt and pepper.
  3. Rub the toasts with the garlic. Spread the goat cheese on top and serve warm or at room temperature.