Garlic Bread

A pasta meal just isn't complete without garlic bread. These slices are also great served alongside a bowl of hot soup. Mix it up with one of the tasty variations below and enjoy it your way.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 18

1
clove garlic, finely chopped, or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
loaf (1 lb) French bread, cut into 1-inch slices

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In small bowl, stir garlic and butter until well mixed. Spread butter mixture over 1 side of each bread slice.
  • 2 Reassemble loaf; wrap securely in heavy-duty foil. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until hot.

Expert Tips

Recipe Variations Herb-Cheese Bread: Omit garlic. Mix 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley, 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese and 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt with the butter.

Onion Bread: Omit garlic, if desired. Mix 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion or chives with the butter.

Seeded Bread: Omit garlic, if desired. Mix 1 teaspoon celery seed, poppy seed, dill seed or sesame seed with the butter.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.