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Italian Garlic Bread

Easy Italian Seasoned Garlic Bread

This crispy and flavorful garlic bread is super easy to make and tastes wonderful as an appetizer or side dish.
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  • 1/4 Loaf of French Bread Cut 1 loaf in half widthwise, then cut 1 of the halves in half lengthwise
  • 3 tablespoons butter (salted) softened
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 2 dashes ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 drizzles olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley (curly or flat leaf - Italian parsley)


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a small mixing bowl, add softened butter, granulated garlic, dried basil leaves, dried oregano leaves and ground black pepper. Mix together until combined.
  • With a soft spatula, evenly spread the butter mixture on the cut side of the bread. Also spread the butter mixture on the cut end of the bread.
  • Top with an even layer of grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Put the bread on a small cookie sheet or pizza pan (ungreased).
  • Bake in a preheated oven until warmed through with crispy edges (about 12 minutes).
  • Cut the bread into the desired size pieces.
  • Top with a light drizzle of olive oil and chopped fresh parsley.
  • Serve while warm.