1 (15-oz) can artichoke hearts, rinsed and drained

1 cup fresh, flat-leaf parsley, coarsely chopped

Zest of 1 lemon, finely grated

2 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

¼ cup Parmesan cheese, shredded (optional)


1 loaf Panera® Asiago-cheese bread, sliced 1-inch thick

Extra virgin olive oil

1 large garlic clove, halved lengthwise


Place all topping ingredients in the food processor and pulse until combined.

Place a large, non-stick skillet over medium heat.

Brush both sides of the bread slices with olive oil and place in the hot skillet. Toast for 2 minutes, turning often, until browned and firm. Rub cut side of garlic on bread toasts to infuse a subtle flavor.

Top each piece of toast with a heaping tablespoon of topping.

Serve immediately

Makes: 4 servings