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13 Delicious Ways To Eat Toast For Dinner

Bread may be cheap, but these recipes taste like a million bucks.

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Since there are only a few ingredients, make sure to use the best of each. Party time!

INGREDIENTS

10 ounces of the best quality smoked salmon in medium-thin slices (Norwegian or Wild Alaskan)

2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature

1 tablespoon lemon zest

3 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1/2 cup finely chopped chives or green onions

1 tablespoon fresh dill, finely chopped

1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 thin, long french baguette, cut into 1/4-inch slices

PREPARATION

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Place bread slices on baking sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, until golden and crispy. Let cool.

Mix butter, lemon juice and zest, chives, mustard, dill, salt and pepper in a bowl until well blended. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Bring to room temperature before using.

Spread a thick layer of the mustard-chive butter on each piece of toast and place a slice of smoked salmon on top. Arrange on a plate or tray and serve.

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2. Sautéed Kale, Roasted Sweet Potato and Poached Egg Holiday Toast

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Great for breakfast, dinner, or both. Get the full recipe at Food52.

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Toast is the ideal absorptive foundation for juicy sauteed mushrooms and eggs. Get the full recipe at Food52.

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A lush, impossibly easy meal. Get the full recipe at Food52.

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Avocado toast: good. Add a fried egg: even better. Plus preserved lemon and harissa: Oh, HECK yes. Get the full recipe at Food52.

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Here your toast acts as the perfect side kick to fresh, crunchy salad; the wingman it always deserved. Get the full recipe at Food52.

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The hottest toast in New York — and super seasonal, to boot. What the heck are you waiting for? Get the full recipe at Food52.

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This isn't your standard, greasy diner tuna melt. There's (delicious, olive oil-packed) tuna, peppers, capers, and more good stuff tucked in under a beautiful blanket of cheese. Get the full recipe at Food52.

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Don't be scared of anchovies; when used correctly, they make the world a better, saltier place. Meyer lemon and rosemary are already a a tasty combo, and the little fishes give it extra punch. Get the full recipe at Food52.

10. Bagna Cauda Toasts with Radicchio, Egg, and Avocado

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Sounds way more complicated than it is. And so pretty! Get the full recipe at Food52.

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The name (and picture) says it all. Ideally served with a bowl of hot soup. Get the full recipe at Food52.

12. Toast with Squash, Prosciutto, and an Egg

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If you don't have prosciutto around, you can be pretty confident that no one will complain if you substitute bacon. Get the full recipe at Food52.

13. Avocado, Feta & Mint on Sourdough Toast

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So stupidly easy, so brilliantly good. Get the full recipe at Food52.

Marian Bull is an editor for the community-based recipe website Food52, where you can find lots more recipes, cooking advice, and kitchen products.

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