Zesty Roasted Garlic Bread

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Servings: 1 loaf
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 33 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1   head garlic, unpeeled
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup (2-sticks) butter, softened
3 tablespoons minced parsley leaves
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1   loaf sourdough bread, split horizontally





Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. 

Cut top off garlic head. Place garlic on a piece of aluminum foil; drizzle with olive oil. Fold edges together to seal. Bake 30 minutes; cool. 

Squeeze cooked garlic into a medium bowl. Garlic will be soft and sticky. Add butter, parsley salt and pepper, stirring to combine.  Spread cut halves of bread evenly with garlic butter mixture. Broil 5 1/2 inches from heat, with oven door partially opened, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until butter melts and bread is toasted. Cut into slices to serve. 

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Reader Comments:


This garlic bread is amazing!! Before I put it under the broiler I sprinkle it with mozarella and parmesan cheese. My family will not eat any other garlic bread.

By snorkelpower on February 19, 2012


By jadams on September 08, 2009


This is the BEST Garlic bread I have ever eaten.

By JanaOdell on July 03, 2009


I am not allowed to buy frozen garlic bread after having made this. It is awesome!

By nicole_swanson on October 22, 2008

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