Fresh and full of flavours: we absolutely love this recipe! There’s nothing better than warm homemade garlic bread on a cool winter’s evening. Plus, garlic bread pairs exceptionally well with most Italian dishes and a glass of red wine. Buon Appetito!
1 (14 oz) loaf french bread
1/2 cup salted butter, softened
1 Tbsp minced fresh garlic
1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley, or 1 tsp dried (optional)
1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh basil, or 1/2 tsp dried (optional)
1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh oregano, or 1/2 tsp dried (optional)
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut french bread loaf in half horizontally.
In a small mixing bowl stir together butter, garlic, parsley, basil, oregano and pepper. Brush mixture evenly over top of both bread halves.
Place bread on baking sheet and bake in center of preheated oven for 8 minutes. Move oven rack closer to broiler. Let bread broil about 45 seconds to 3 minutes until golden brown. Keep an eye on it, it can brown quickly.
Cut into slices and serve warm.