Easy, delicious and semi-homemade Parmesan Garlic Bread is great with spaghetti, lasagna and just about anything! Crispy edges, buttery and cheesy on top!

Last week was a busy week filled with a field trip to the zoo sandwiched by 3 twelve hour shifts. By Friday I was extremely happy for the weekend to arrive. Although Pat worked late, we still barbecued dinner and relaxed with a few adult beverages after tucking in our girls.

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Tonight he made a special request… for garlic bread. This garlic bread beats the store bought kind by a mile. It super easy to whip up and only takes a few minutes under the broiler. There is no thawing, no artificial butter and no dirty dishes! Okay so the “no dirty dishes part” is a lie… but you should still make this, you won’t ever buy the frozen kind again!

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To Make This Parmesan Garlic Bread You Will Need:

  • garlic
  • shallot
  • fresh parsley
  • softened unsalted butter
  • italian bread
  • grated fresh parmesan cheese

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Start by pressing the 3 coves of garlic into a medium bowl.

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Mince 1 medium shallot and measure out 1 tablespoon. Add it to the garlic in the medium bowl.

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Next, mince up fresh parsley and measure out 1 tablespoon.

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Add that to the bowl along with the a pinch of kosher salt and freshly ground pepper. Remember to go a little easy on the salt because Parmesan tends to be salty as well.

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Now add 2 sticks of butter and two tablespoons of freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

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Mix until combined.

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And set aside, just for now.

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Grab your loaf of Italian bread.

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Using a bread knife, slice lengthwise in half and place on a sheet pan.

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Spread heavily and evenly all over one half with half of the butter mixture, and the rest on the other half of the bread. I prefer to use aluminum sheet pans just to get the bottoms of the bread crispy. Place under the broiler until golden and toasty!

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Remove the Parmesan Garlic Bread and slice immediately.

Enjoy! And if you give this Parmesan Garlic Bread recipe a try, let me know! Snap a photo and tag me on twitter or instagram!

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Parmesan Garlic Bread
Yield: 2 half loafs

Parmesan Garlic Bread

Easy, delicious and semi-homemade Parmesan garlic bread is great with spaghetti, lasagna and just about anything!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cloves of garlic (two if large), pressed
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallots
  • 1 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 stick of unsalted butter, softened at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • 1 loaf of Italian bread

Instructions

  1. Combine the garlic, shallots, parsley, salt, black pepper, softened butter and Parmesan. Mix until all the ingredients are combined.
  2. Slice the Italian loaf lengthwise and heavily smear half of the butter mixture on each of the halves.
  3. Place under broiler (on low) and toast until golden and crispy, rotating the pan if necessary, about 8-10 minutes.
  4. Watch carefully so it doesn't burn!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 293Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 275mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 5g

All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on SimplyScratch.com should only be used as a general guideline.