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French Baguette

French Baguette
and FicelleVegan

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The exterior is crusty and golden. The interior is soft and chewy with an open crumb texture.

Available in traditional or petite size this most classic of breads has a great balanced, mild flavor and can be served in many ways. We also bake Ficelle, which is like a Baguette but crustier. Periodically youíll also see Seeded Baguettes in the bakery. Try a sample next time youíre in!

Serving Suggestion

Itís great for making crostini, bruschetta or just slicing on the diagonal and having it on the side with dinner.

Also Perfect for

  • Sandwiches
  • Passing with dinner
  • Using in recipes
  • Serving at a festive occasion
  • Gift giving
Serves 6

Recipe:

Baked Baguette with Lemon-Garlic Butter

Adapted from epicurious.com, Bon Appetit, August 1999

Ĺ cup butter, room temperature
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
3 garlic cloves, pressed
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 Breadsmith French Baguette, cut crosswise into 1
   inch-thick slices

In a small bowl, blend butter, parsley, garlic and lemon peel. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Spread evenly over 1 side of each bread slice. Reassemble bread slices; wrap in foil. Place on baking sheet. Preheat oven to 300į. Bake until heated through (about 20 minutes). Serve warm.

This can be made up to 8 hours ahead; chill after wrapping in foil.

Nutrition Information for French Baguette

Ingredients: unbleached-unbromated wheat flour, water, salt, yeast

Serving size: 1/2Ē slice

100 calories

0 g total fat

220 mg sodium

20 g carbs

1 g fiber

0 g sugar

Availability

French Baguette and Ficelle are available every day in Edina, Minnetonka and St. Paul.