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Simple Garlic Bread

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  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  French bread loaf 1 Pound (baguette)

Preheat the oven to 425°.
Cut the butter in flakes into a bowl.
Peel and chop the cloves of garlic, sprinkle with the salt and crush with a fork.
Add the crushed garlic to the butter and blend well.
Cut the bread almost all the way through in 1/2-inch, diagonal slices.
Spread the garlic butter evenly between the cuts, loosely wrap the bread in aluminum foil and bake in the oven 15 minutes.
The butter will melt and soak the bread; however, since some butter will collect in the aluminum foil, when serving lay the loaf on a warm platter and drizzle the extra butter over it.
Hot garlic bread tastes good with salads, grilled foods and especially with cold platters.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1890 Calories from Fat 764

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 85 g131.2%

Saturated Fat 50.3 g251.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 193.5 mg64.5%

Sodium 1956.5 mg81.5%

Total Carbohydrates 258 g85.9%

Dietary Fiber 16.6 g66.5%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 51 g101.3%

Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 10.4%

Calcium 22% Iron 92%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Simple Garlic Bread Recipe