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Garlic Bread with Parmesan Cheese

Garlic Bread with Parmesan Cheese

This isn’t one of those recipes that, upon reading, the word “genius” pops in your head. It’s a staple recipe in my home that replaced the chemical-laden pre-made garlic bread from the grocery store. I made the switch years ago and will never go back. This Garlic Bread with Parmesan Cheese recipe is our favorite.

This is a great recipe to use for our Prime Rib Sandwich or as a side to Penne Pomodoro or Squid Ink Pasta.

I will confess…..I only make this garlic bread with parmesan cheese recipe a few times a year. Why? I have no self control when it comes to garlic bread. None. Some folks love chocolate. Others love ice cream. For me, it’s garlic bread. I’m pretty sure I was a deprived child growing up in a family of 6. We were only allotted two slices of garlic bread. Of course 9 times out of 10 my mother would pass her second slice to me, knowing how much I loved the stuff.

Some things never change.

One thing I love about this garlic bread recipe is its adaptability. The more garlic the better for me, but others just like a hint. Same goes for the cheese. The more you make it, the more you know how to adjust the recipe to suit your taste.

Garlic Bread with Parmesan Cheese

Garlic Bread with Parmesan Cheese

Homemade Garlic Bread With Parmesan Cheese.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bread Recipes
Servings: 12 slices
Calories: 196kcal
Author: Darcey Olson
Cost: $3.50


  • 1 Loaf of French Bread
  • 6 Garlic Cloves, Minced Minced
  • 4 tbsp Melted Butter
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Parsley, Fresh or Dried
  • ½ - 1 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • Salt To Taste


  • Pre-heat the oven to 400 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Cut the french bread in half.
  • Mix the melted butter, olive oil, minced garlic and parsley together until combined. Add a pinch of salt, to taste.
  • Evenly distribute the butter mixture over the 2 pieces of french bread.
  • Immediately top with Parmesan Cheese.
  • Bake for about 15 minutes, until it's a bit brown on the outside and still soft in the center.
  • Remove from the oven and let stand for 2-3 minutes to cool down. Slice and enjoy!


Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 432mg | Potassium: 61mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 271IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 170mg | Iron: 1mg
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