Snappy Garlic Bread Recipe

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Snappy Garlic Bread Recipe
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Snappy Garlic Bread Recipe

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A garlic lover’s dream, this zesty loaf is perfect with pizza. Plus, it’s a snap to put together at the last minute.
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (1 pound) Italian bread
  • 5 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Directions

Cut loaf of bread in half lengthwise. Combine butter and garlic; spread over both halves of bread. Top with mozzarella cheese. Combine the Parmesan cheese, basil, parsley and pepper flakes; sprinkle over mozzarella.
Place in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 10-13 minutes or until cheese is melted and edges are golden brown. Slice and serve warm. Yield: 16 slices.
Originally published as Snappy Garlic Bread in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2012, p77

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 124 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 227mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 1 loaf (1 pound) Italian bread
  • 5 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  1. Cut loaf of bread in half lengthwise. Combine butter and garlic; spread over both halves of bread. Top with mozzarella cheese. Combine the Parmesan cheese, basil, parsley and pepper flakes; sprinkle over mozzarella.
  2. Place in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 10-13 minutes or until cheese is melted and edges are golden brown. Slice and serve warm. Yield: 16 slices.
Originally published as Snappy Garlic Bread in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2012, p77

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DeliciouslyResourceful_Gina User ID: 4938423 265077
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2017

"Very good. My husband and son especially loved it."

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atomtobread User ID: 8661186 239361
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2015

"Made this tonight. What a wonderful recipe. Something about that real butter making it taste better than the store bought version. I highly recomend this recipe!"

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lizzie87 User ID: 8651573 238906
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2015

"Question, do you wrap loaf together in aluminum foil or just bake each half up on cookie sheet?"

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Cyndy User ID: 9293260 195312
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2013

"LOOOOVE this bread!! It was cooked perfectly in 10 minutes. It came out golden brown, but not too crunchy; the cheese was melted completely; soft on the inside. This will be a frequent side to our pasta dishes."

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