Simple is best when it comes to making garlic bread that tastes great. And four cloves of garlic for each bread! Use freshly shredded parmesan for the best melting results. Keep some breath mints on hand in case you need to freshen up your breath after indulging). Whether you’re making Spaghetti Bolognese or any other Italian spaghetti dish, this recipe is the perfect accompaniment. Honestly? The ideal snack is to serve it plain with a little marinara on the side.
Make sure to keep any leftovers in a plastic bag and put them in the freezer. To thaw and crisp the bread, place it in a 375°F oven for about three months or until it’s ready to eat.
Ingredients for the Perfect Garlic Bread
- 4 minced cloves of garlic
- 1 stick of softened butter, about a half cup in quantity
- 1 French baguette, sliced lengthwise
- ½ tsp Kosher salt
- Chopped parsley: 2 tbsp.
- ¼ c. finely grated parmesan cheese
How to Do It
- Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil and heat the oven to 425°. To make garlic butter: Combine butter, garlic, salt, and parsley in a small bowl until well blended.
- Garlic butter should be slathered generously on both sides of the bread. Dot with Parmesan cheese.
- Bake for about 10 minutes, or until the bread is browned around the edges.
Nutrition Per Serving
307 calories per serving, seven grams of protein, 31 grams of carbs, one gram of fiber, three grams of sugar, 18 grams of fat, 10 grams of saturated fat, 565 milligrams of sodium.
What Goes With Garlic Bread?
With practically any soup or stew, garlic bread is a must-have addition. In addition to tomato-based soups, it is suitable for bean, vegetable, chicken, steak, and seafood soups or stews as well. Hunks of garlic bread can be added to a simple, chunky vegetable stew. Pour tomato and white bean soup over a whole garlic bread in the bottom of a serving bowl for a traditional Tuscan dish. Soups and stews that go well with garlic bread include black beans with roasted tomatoes, oysters with spinach, herb-roasted chicken with squash, and Italian meatballs with white beans.