Garlic Bread

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.

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clove garlic, finely chopped, or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
cup butter or margarine, softened
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.
Makes 18 slices
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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:

1 Serving (1 Slice)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 13g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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.