Cheesy Garlic Bread

This Cheesy Garlic Bread could not be easier to make! Plus, it works great on its own or dipped in a hot bowl of soup.


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 7 Minutes


1 (12-oz.) French bread loaf
3 garlic cloves, peeled*
Pinch of salt
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Italian six-cheese blend
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon salt-free Italian-herb seasoning


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Cut bread diagonally into slices.

2. Place peeled garlic cloves on cutting board with salt. Smash garlic and salt together using flat side of a knife to make a paste.

3. Stir together garlic paste, cheese, butter, and Italian-herb seasoning. Spread butter mixture on 1 side of each bread slice. Place bread on a baking sheet.

4. Bake at 350° for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden and cheese is melted.

*1 1/2 tsp. jarred minced garlic may be substituted. Omit salt, and stir minced garlic together with cheese, butter, and seasoning in Step 3.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Mrs. Dash Italian Medley Seasoning Blend.

November 2008
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