Garlic bread should be crisp and buttery–not soggy and not harsh but with a nice, nut-like garlic flavor without being too overpowering. This bread meets those criteria. The roasted garlic gives your garlic bread a pleasant nutty-garlic taste that is much milder than using raw garlic.
- 8 to 10 cloves of roasted garlic
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 1 lb loaf French or Italian bread
- 2 teaspoons dried parsley
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Set out a cookie sheet.
- Squeeze the roasted garlic from its outer wrappings into a small bowl. Mash with a fork or use a garlic press.
- Blend the butter, parsley, parmesan cheese, and garlic together to make a paste.
- Slice the bread horizontally and divide paste in half. Spread each half with the garlic mixture.
- Bake on the cookie sheet for 10 to 12 minutes or until crispy.
Baker’s note: If you are using raw garlic, you will want to reduce the amount used.
Raw garlic may be up to four times as strong. Roasted garlic is much mellower tasting.
- How to Make Great Garlic Toast in About 15 Minutes
- How to Roast Garlic
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