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Garlic Bread with Herbs

 Garlic Bread with Herbs
No Italian meal is complete without bread. This garlic herb version comes from our home economists. If desired, top with shredded provolone cheese.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread, halved lengthwise
  • 4 ounces provolone cheese, shredded, optional


  • In a small bowl, combine the butter, Romano cheese, basil, parsley
  • and garlic. Spread over cut sides of bread. Sprinkle with provolone
  • cheese if desired.
  • Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 10-12
  • minutes or until cheese is melted. Slice and serve warm. Yield: 8
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 323 calories, 18 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 638 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.