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Garlic Bread Recipe

Garlic Bread Recipe

This wonderful accompaniment could not be tastier or simpler to make. Minced fresh garlic is key to these flavor-packed crusty slices, which our big family would snap up before they even had a chance to cool. -Grace Yaskovic, Branchville, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3 to 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread, halved lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine butter and garlic. Brush over cut sides of bread; sprinkle with parsley. Place, cut side up, on a baking sheet.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 8 minutes. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 2 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into 2-in. slices. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 258 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 462mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

Reviews for Garlic Bread

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Greekteach User ID: 8760980 243269
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2016

"Excellent! The cooking directions resulted in perfectly cooked garlic bread!"

creynolds2008 User ID: 8692333 241491
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2016

"i have never tasted it but i think it will taste really good cause it looks really good"

Rizwan User ID: 8423734 228345
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2015

"Really magical"

greatwithoutgluten User ID: 6330173 218975
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2015

"I love garlic bread. I could probably eat it everyday! I add onion powder to the bread for an extra layer of flavor."

krucook User ID: 517980 32307
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2014

"I've made this garlic bread several times. My family loves it. I use whatever bread I happen to have on hand. This last time I used Texas toast. It was yummy. We enjoy cheese on our garlic bread. so i split the batch and do one set with parmesan cheese. Thanks for sharing a delicious recipe for us all to enjoy. It's very quick and easy."

Kriparr User ID: 7130132 70020
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2013

"A favorite"

ilka896 User ID: 6549264 203631
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2013

"Absolutely delicious and so fast and easy to make. Just a few little ingredients and it is so good and fresh"

MY REVIEW User ID: 4441258 23340
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2012

"perfect recipe"

RaOwBe User ID: 705805 30642
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2011

"Using the hot dog buns sounds like a great idea - I'll have to try that!"

galhall User ID: 5787404 27109
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2011

"For just the 2 of us I just get hot dog buns make the spread, enough for just the 2 buns. Turns out lovely."

brazenlove User ID: 5575037 86013
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2010

"i made this today together with veggie sheese soup and my husband loved it! thanks for this recipe, so easy to make."

LizCav User ID: 3150703 70018
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2010

"When I needed a recipe for garlic bread for a spaghetti dinner fundraiser, I decided to go with this one. Not only was it the first thing to go, but several people commented that it was the best garlic bread they had ever had. To make it easier, I didn't bother to melt the butter. I just combined room temperature butter with the garlic, then spread it over the french bread halves. Then I sprinkled dried parsley and a little garlic salt over the top. It was so good, I was eating the crumbs out of the bottom of the serving bowl!"

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