Toasted Garlic Buttered French Bread
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Peeled garlic||2 Clove (10 gm)|
|French bread loaf||1 Large|
|Grated parmesan cheese||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Allow the butter to stand at room temperature until soft.
Add the garlic and mash slighdy with fork.
Let the mixture stand at room temperature for 30 min or longer for flavor to permeate butter.
Slash a long slender loaf of French bread diagonally into thick slices, being careful not to sever them completely.
Spread the garlic butter generously between the slices and over the top of the loaf.
Sprinkle the loaf with salt, then with grated cheese.
Sprinkle with paprika and bake in a moderately hot oven of 375°F for 15 min.
Serve whole, letting guests break off pieces as wanted.