Crunchy Pizza Crisps

Crunchy Pizza Crisps

* 2 ounces French bread, cut into 16 1/4-inch rounds
* 5 tablespoons tomato paste
* 5 tablespoons grated Parmigiano Reggiano
* 4 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme, rosemary, basil, or oregano
* 1 clove garlic, minced (optional)
* 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Arrange bread slices on baking sheet; bake until crisp, about 8 minutes.
  3. Spread each toast with tomato paste. Sprinkle with cheese, herbs, garlic, and pepper.
  4. Bake until cheese is melted, 4 to 5 minutes. Serve warm.