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basic garlic bread

Recipe by
Carol Davis
Silver City, NM

Here's another one of those "assume" recipes. I assume everyone knows how to make garlic bread. The kid's voices in my head are yelling, once again, don't assume. So, here ya go.

yield 4 -6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Broil

Ingredients For basic garlic bread

  • 1
    french bread loaf, halved, lengthwise (the fresh from the bakery)
  • enough spreadable butter or margarine to cover
  • garlic powder
  • parmesan cheese, grated

How To Make basic garlic bread

  • 1
    Cut your french bread in half lengthwise. Take top half and make your garlic bread. Spread butter over bread, generously. Next sprinkle garlic powder, and then Parmesan cheese, over all.
  • 2
    Place on a cookie sheet. Put under broiler for 5 minutes, or until crispy but not burned. Slice into 1-1/2 inch strips and serve with your favorite salad or pasta dish.
  • 3
    If you have a large crowd make the other half of the french bread. Otherwise, save it for french bread pizza (for left-over pasta sauce), or just plain bread for stews and soups.

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