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  • 1 - medium loaf French bread, unsliced
  • 1/2 cups - butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 cloves - garlic, halved
  • 1 teaspoons - dried parsley
  • 1/3 cups - grated Parmesan cheese OR sliced provolone, as desired
  • Directions:

    To Make Ahead: combine butter garlic, parsley and Parmesan cheese as recipe directs; store in fridge for up to 3 days in advance. Soften at room temperature before using.

    Preheat oven to 375° F. Cut slices down the length of bread loaf at 1-inch intervals, without cutting all the way through.

    Rub slices and top of loaf with cut sides of garlic halves. Mince garlic.

    Combine butter, garlic, parsley and Parmesan in a small bowl.

    Spread butter mixture between bread slices and on top of loaf.

    Wrap bread in foil, leaving top partially uncovered. Bake until heated through, about 15 minutes.

    Note: For easier garlic peeling, microwave unpeeled garlic cloves on High for 10 to 20 seconds. Cool and store unpeeled cloves in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

    Brief Description

    French bread baked with butter and parmesan cheese.

    Main Ingredient:

    french bread loaf

    Category:  Breads

    Cuisine:  Italian

    Prep Time: 5 min
    Cook Time: 15 min


    To serve with chicken, substitute white cheddar cheese for the parmesan and chopped chives for the parsley.


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    Posted On:

    May 8, 2020

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