Crispy, crunchy, slathered in butter and jam, or dipped in a runny egg yolk — let's face it: Toast is pretty much the perfect food. But why should breakfast get all the glory? Topped with some ricotta and fresh herbs, toast can be a beautiful, elegant appetizer — or, with eggs, or mushrooms, or fish, it can be a full-on dinner. Here are 10 of our favorite non-breakfast toast recipes.
Smoked salmon on mustard-chive and dill butter toasts by Kukla
Celery salad and cheese on toast by Amanda Hesser
My best tomato sandwich by Merrill Stubbs
Jennie Cook's zucchini butter by Genius Recipes
Herbed ricotta and anchovy crostini by Sagegreen
Provençal tuna melt by boulangere
Toasted goat cheese crostini with basil and red onion jam by Merrill Stubbs
Grilled garlic toast by Merrill Stubbs
Mushroom on toasts by fiveandspice
Bruschetta with ricotta, honey, and lemon by Merrill Stubbs
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