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Toasted Ciabatta with Balsamic Syrup

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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1 1/2 cups balsamic vinegar

3 tablespoons sugar, plus more for sprinkling

12 (1/2-inch) thick slices ciabatta bread

2 tablespoons butter


  1. Boil the balsamic vinegar and 3 tablespoons of sugar in a heavy small saucepan over medium-high heat until reduced to 1/2 cup, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes.
  2. Toast the bread slices. Spread the butter over the toasts. Arrange the toasts on a platter. Drizzle the reduced balsamic syrup over the toasts then sprinkle with a little more sugar, and serve.
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