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.
Makes: 4 servings