Quick and scrumptious garlic bread that will complement any Italian meal. Melted mozzarella is optional, but delicious!
Original recipe makes 10 servings
1 (1 pound) loaf Italian bread
5 tablespoons butter, softened
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon dried oregano
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- Preheat the broiler.
- Cut the bread into slices 1 to 2 inches thick.
- In a small bowl, mix butter, olive oil, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. Spread the mixture evenly on the bread slices.
- On a medium baking sheet, arrange the slices evenly and broil 5 minutes, or until slightly brown. Check frequently so they do not burn.
- Remove from broiler. Top with cheese and return to broiler 2 to 3 minutes, until cheese is slightly brown and melted. Serve at once.
Calories: 213 kcal
Carbohydrates: 23.4 g
Cholesterol: 22 mg
Fat: 10.1 g
Fiber: 1.3 g
Protein: 6.9 g
Sodium: 376 mg