Herb-buttered french bread

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Fresh basil leaves
¾ cup Butter; room temperature (1
\N \N ; 1/2 sticks)
2 tablespoons Drained capers
¾ teaspoon Salt
\N \N Freshly ground pepper
3 \N French bread baguettes; halved lengthwise

Chop basil in processor. Add butter, capers, salt and generous amount of pepper and process until well combined. (Can be prepared 2 days ahead.

Cover and refrigerate. Bring butter mixture to room temperature before using.)

Preheat oven to 500F. Arrange bread cut side up on cookie sheets. Bake until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Spread cut surfaces with basil butter.

Cut crosswise and serve.

Serves 20.

Bon Appetit June 1990

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NOTES : Serve this with chicken salad.

Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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