Garlic Bread Recipe | Side Dish Recipes | PBS Food

Food blogger Marc Matsumoto shares his tips for making quick garlic bread that is healthier than the packaged versions in a full post on the Fresh Tastes blog.


Yield: 1 baguette

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  • 1 baguette
  • 2 tablespoons butter at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2-3 large cloves of garlic, grated (about 2 teaspoons)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon minced parsley


  1. Add the butter, olive oil, garlic, and salt to a small bowl and use a fork to mash all the ingredients together.
  2. Once the mixture resembles mayonnaise, stir in the minced parsley.
  3. Cut the baguette in half lengthwise, then split piece down the middle as if you’re going to make a sandwich.
  4. Spread the garlic mixture onto the bread and toast in a toaster oven, or in a regular oven set to broil.
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