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Basil-Garlic Cheese Bread Recipe
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Basil-Garlic Cheese Bread Recipe

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Here's a crusty, crunchy bread that goes together in minutes and is great with all kinds of pasta dishes! Deni Adkins - Scottsboro, Alabama
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) unsliced French bread, halved lengthwise

Nutritional Facts

2 slices equals 241 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 375 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients; spread over cut sides of bread. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned. Cut into 2-in. slices. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Basil-Garlic Cheese Bread in Simple & Delicious November/December 2008, p25

Nutritional Facts

2 slices equals 241 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 375 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jun. 23, 2012

We loved this! We had enough spread for two meals. We served it the first time with the Hawaiian Chicken recipe found here from Taste of Home (TOH) and then with the Chicken Florentine Meatball recipe also from TOH. Wonderful addition for two meals for us.

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Reviewed Sep. 7, 2010

Very good, my grand kids love it.

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Reviewed Feb. 4, 2009

very good! thought it was weird to add lemon juice but did and it was great! keeper! my brother said best garlic bread ever

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