Garlic-Herbed Bread


Here's the classic recipe you enjoyed as a child, updated with fresh garlic, parsley, and kosher salt. Look for a plump baguette that is soft and easy to pull apart.

Garlic-Herbed Bread
Photo: Alison Miksch
Prep Time:
15 mins
Bake Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

  • 1 ½ teaspoon minced garlic (about 3 cloves)

  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt or 1/2 tsp. salt

  • dash ground black pepper

  • 1 14-18 ounce baguette or Italian bread


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a small bowl combine butter, parsley, garlic, salt, and a dash of black pepper.

  2. Without cutting through bottom crust, slice baguette in 1-1/2-inch slices. Generously spread butter mixture between slices. Wrap baguette in heavy foil. Bake 15 minutes or until heated through. Serve warm. Makes 10 to 12 slices.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

192 Calories
11g Fat
20g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 192
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 443mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1.2mg 6%
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 57mg 1%
Folate, total 76.6mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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