Garlic Bread

Indulge in the timeless comfort of warm, aromatic garlic bread with this classic recipe that’s sure to become a staple at your dinner table.

Crispy on the outside, soft and fluffy on the inside, and bursting with the irresistible flavors of garlic, butter, and herbs, this  is the perfect accompaniment to any meal.

Whether you’re serving it alongside pasta, soup, or salad, or simply enjoying it as a savory snack, this homemade garlic bread is guaranteed to satisfy your cravings.

Let’s dive into the recipe and learn how to make this beloved comfort food from scratch.

Garlic Bread
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Ingredients:

  • 1 loaf of French bread or Italian bread
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil for easy cleanup.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the softened butter, minced garlic, chopped parsley, dried oregano, dried basil, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix until all the ingredients are well incorporated.
  3. Slice the French or Italian bread loaf in half horizontally, creating two long halves.
  4. Spread the garlic butter mixture evenly over the cut sides of the bread halves, making sure to cover the entire surface.
  5. Optionally, sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over the garlic butter mixture for added flavor.
  6. Place the prepared bread halves on the lined baking sheet, cut side up.
  7. Bake the garlic bread in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes, or until the bread is crispy and golden brown on the edges.
  8. Once baked, remove the garlic bread from the oven and let it cool slightly before slicing.
  9. Slice the garlic bread into individual servings and serve warm.
  10. Enjoy your homemade  bread alongside your favorite dishes, or simply savor it on its own as a delicious snack.
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Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  1. Homemade Goodness: There’s something special about the aroma of freshly baked garlic bread wafting through your kitchen.
  2. Irresistible Flavor: This garlic bread is infused with the rich flavors of garlic, butter, and herbs, making it incredibly delicious.
  3. Quick and Easy: With just a few simple ingredients and minimal prep time, you can whip up a batch of this homemade garlic bread in no time.
  4. Versatile: Serve this garlic bread as a side dish for pasta, soup, or salad, or enjoy it as a tasty snack any time of day.

This bread is a classic comfort food that’s perfect for any occasion.

With its crispy exterior, soft interior, and irresistible garlic butter flavor, it’s sure to be a hit with your family and friends.

So why not treat yourself to the ultimate comfort food experience and make a batch of this delicious bread today?