Herbed French Bread

Herbed French Bread

French bread gets a flavor boost from Parmesan cheese and fresh herbs. Your bread basket will never be the same!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

24

slices

1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
3/4
teaspoon chopped fresh basil leaves or 1/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves
3/4
teaspoon chopped fresh oregano leaves or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
loaf (1 pound) French bread
  1. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat.
  2. Stir together all ingredients except bread.
  3. Cut bread into 1-inch slices. Spread herb mixture on cut sides of bread. Reassemble loaf. Wrap in piece of heavy-duty aluminum foil; seal securely.
  4. Grill uncovered about 4 inches from medium heat 15 to 20 minutes or until hot.

    Baking Directions: Heat oven to 350°F. Prepare bread and wrap in foil as directed. Bake about 20 minutes or until hot.
Makes 24 slices
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
No need to follow this recipe to a tee! Why not use other herbs in place of the basil and oregano?
Planned-Overs
We doubt you'll have leftover bread, but if you do, don't throw it away. Even just a few extra pieces will make great salad croutons. Simply cube the herbed bread and bake in a 350°F oven until toasted. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 85
    • (Calories from Fat 45 ),
  • Total Fat 5 g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 g,),
  • Cholesterol 10 mg;
  • Sodium 140 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 9 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 2 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.