Great Garlic Bread


Italian garlic bread is always great with pasta! This cheese-covered garlic bread is ready in minutes.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
1 1-pound loaf


  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 ½ tablespoons garlic powder

  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley

  • 1 (1 pound) loaf Italian bread, cut into 1/2 inch slices

  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat; stir in garlic powder and dried parsley.

  3. Place bread slices on a medium baking sheet. Using a basting brush, brush bread generously with melted butter mixture.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly toasted, about 10 minutes.

  5. Sprinkle bread with mozzarella cheese and any remaining butter mixture. Continue baking until cheese is melted and bread is lightly browned, about 5 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

332 Calories
18g Fat
30g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 332
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 11g 53%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 588mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 270mg 21%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 113mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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