Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats
Episode: Toast Modern
9 min
5 min
4 min
approximately 32 pieces


  • 1 narrow Italian or French loaf of bread
  • 1 head garlic, cut in 1/2 crosswise
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt and pepper


Preheat oven on broiler setting. Place a rack approximately 6 inches from broiler. 

Slice the loaf of bread, on the bias, into 3/4-inch slices. Place bread in oven on sheet pan and broil until golden brown on both sides, approximately 2 minutes for the first side and 1 to 1 1/2 for second side. Remove to a platter and rub each slice of bread with the garlic and then brush with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve immediately.

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