Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Best Ever Garlic Bread






So easy and better than any frozen kind out there. Recipe courtesy of Simply Recipes at www.elise.com/recipes ... a gem of a site.

1 16-ounce loaf of Italian bread or French bread
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
2 large cloves of garlic, smashed and minced
1 heaping tablespoon of freshly chopped parsley
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese (optional)


1 Preheat oven to 350

2 Cut the bread in half, horizontally. Mix the butter, garlic, and parsley together in a small bowl. Spread butter mixture over the the two bread halves. Place on a sturdy baking pan (one that can handle high temperatures, not a cookie sheet) and heat in the oven for 10 minutes.

3 Remove pan from oven. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over bread if you want. Return to oven on the highest rack. Broil on high heat for 2-3 minutes until the edges of the bread begin to toast and the cheese (if you are using cheese) bubbles. Watch very carefully while broiling. The bread can easily go from un-toasted to burnt.

4 Remove from oven, let cool a minute. Remove from pan and make 1-inch thick slices. Serve immediately.

6 comments:

Susan said...

*sigh
I could live on garlic bread.

Tracy said...

YUMMY!!! WHO DOESN'T LOVE GARLIC BREAD???

Anonymous said...

You, Miss Mamona, are an evil woman. That looks so yummy, and it is so not legal for me right now. But, I will sock that recipe away for the future.

Cori

Suzelle said...

Oh my......YUM !!!!!!!!

Reen said...

I love this! Now I need a huge bowl of pasta and a side salad to go with :) Ihave to make this or I will die from craving it!!!!!

Jill said...

Curse you and your tasty blog posts. I think you're evil. and yes, I'll print it off and save it for a day when I can wear elastic jeans!