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Easy Roasted Garlic Bread

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Created by Mariam E.
This Easy Roasted Garlic Bread is simple and delicious! Roasted garlic with butter and herbs on a crusty golden French baguette
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 servings
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Ingredients

  • 1 large half baked French baguette 17 oz.
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 2 small garlic bulbs roasted
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper fresh cracked

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degree F
  • Cut the garlic bulbs on the top and drizzle 1 tsp. of olive oil on each garlic bulb. Wrap the garlic bulbs with foil wrap and bake in the oven for 30 minutes.
  • In the meantime chop the parsley. Place the baguette onto a sheet pan lined with foil paper and slice the baguette.
  • Once the garlic has roasted, open up the foil and let it cool for 5 minutes.
  • Keep the oven on
  • Squeeze out the garlic bulbs to remove the flesh onto a plate. Add in the softened butter, chopped parsley, salt and pepper. Mash everything together to form a paste. It does not have to be super creamy.
  • Rub the butter paste between the sliced baguette bread pieces. Brush a little bit of the leftover paste on the outside of the baguette bread.
  • Wrap with foil wrap and bake for 15 minutes. Note: If you want it more brown, broil the top for a couple of minutes or remove the foil while baking the last 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and let it cool for a couple of minutes before serving.

Notes

  • If you want less garlic, you can use 1 bulb only.
  • Use different fresh herbs if you like.
  • Replace roasted garlic with 2 cloves of fresh garlic.
  • Use unsalted butter and add salt to taste. Do not use salted butter, some brands can be very salty.
  • For a more herby garlic bread, you can add in some dried oregano or rosemary.
  • You can sprinkle some parmesan onto the cooked garlic baguette for a cheesy twist.

Nutrition

Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 14mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 683IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg
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