One of my favorite side dishes is my garlic bread. My family loves to have it anytime I make something saucy, soups, stews or any other savory, dunkable meal. Now, if you’re watching calories, then this recipe is not for you. I put a lot of butter in it.
I start with a crusty loaf of Italian bread or a crusty French baguette, cut into easier to work with pieces and slice down the middle.
I use a foil lined cookie sheet to prepare the bread. After melting a stick and a half of butter, I add chopped garlic. I use the garlic that comes in a jar already chopped, about 2-3 heaping spoonfuls.
I like to soak the bread with this mixture. I top with grated parmesan cheese.
Now it’s ready for the broiler. Once I put it in the broiler, I don’t leave it. The bread can burn in the blink of an eye. These pieces were done in 4 minutes.
The other 2 were not quite ready, and I put them back under the broiler for a little bit more. Now, here’s what I mean by they can burn in the blink of an eye.
Not a big loss, though, I scraped some of the charred area off and cut them up into small pieces and made croutons with them.
With the good pieces of bread, I cut into small slices and they are ready to serve. They went well with my chicken parmigiana. That recipe is coming soon.