Who doesn’t love garlic bread?
The thing is, it’s garlic. And bread. So there’s a lot to love.
I am also particularly into roasted garlic which loses the bite of raw garlic and replaces it with this inherent sweetness all the while maintaining our favorite garlicky flavor. It’s a win all around.
So sometimes I like to roast an entire head of garlic to keep it on hand to spread on bread or on whatever other spreadable items are in the refrigerator. Or sometimes I accidentally take an entire loaf of bread and spread it on and eat tons of garlic bread for dinner.
It just depends on what kind of day it was. Some are harder than others.
In any case, this is an awesome way to make tasty garlic bread with sweet, yummy roasted garlic on grilled bread. Nom.
Roasted Garlic Bread Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 50 mins Total time: 55 mins
- 1 head of garlic
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 3 tbsp room temperature butter
- 1/2 tbsp fresh parsley
- 1/2 loaf French Bread
- Peel cloves out of head of garlic, arrange individually on a piece of foil. Cut a big enough piece of foil so that you can fold it back over to create a sort of foil packet for the garlic. Top Garlic with olive oil. Bake at 425 degrees for 30 minutes.
- Once garlic has cooked, peel off the skins (this should be pretty easy–just put between two fingers and squish, the garlic should come right out of the skins). Mix together roasted garlic into butter, mashing garlic well so that it’s well mixed. Mix in parsley.
- Lower temperature to 350 degrees. Cut French Bread in half lengthwise, put on baking sheet and put in oven at 350 degrees for 5 minutes. Take out of oven, use a knife to spread garlic butter mixture over bread then put back in oven for another 5-10 minutes until bread is still soft or crunchy to your hearts desire.
If desired, add butter to the bread before grilling or baking, or mix with roasted garlic. Alternatively, you can mix roasted garlic with more olive oil.
Another option is to add some of your favorite cheese for a cheesy garlic bread.