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Tomato Basil Garlic Bread

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
stick butter, at room temperature
2
cloves garlic, crushed
3
tablespoons basil, finely chopped
Salt and pepper, to taste
1
Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf
1
tomato, thinly sliced

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

If you want to give the bread a special touch, add slices of cheese before baking.

When we’re looking for party food ideas, we always think about serving tempting appetizers. This garlic bread with tomatoes and basil is precisely one of those! No one can resist sampling these slices of bread straight from the oven, much less when they discover that the bread’s been smothered in exquisite herb butter. The aroma that will come from your oven as the bread bakes, in a matter of seconds, will attract unexpected spectators to your kitchen. This recipe is ideal to share on special celebrations, such as birthday parties or gatherings with friends. To achieve an even more flavorful effect, use Pillsbury™ Crusty French Loaf. It will save you when you’re in a pinch, time and time again!

Directions

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  • 2 Mix the butter with the crushed garlic and basil, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • 3 Cut the loaf in half, lengthwise.
  • 4 Spread the butter mix that you prepared over the surface of the bread.
  • 5 Bake the loaf of bread for 15 minutes.
  • 6 Cover the bread with the slices of tomato and cut the bread into individual slices before serving.
  • 7 Serve while warm.

When we’re looking for party food ideas, we always think about serving tempting appetizers. This garlic bread with tomatoes and basil is precisely one of those! No one can resist sampling these slices of bread straight from the oven, much less when they discover that the bread’s been smothered in exquisite herb butter. The aroma that will come from your oven as the bread bakes, in a matter of seconds, will attract unexpected spectators to your kitchen. This recipe is ideal to share on special celebrations, such as birthday parties or gatherings with friends. To achieve an even more flavorful effect, use Pillsbury™ Crusty French Loaf. It will save you when you’re in a pinch, time and time again!

Rate and Comment

Cristina Duffy Cristina Duffy
September 15, 2015

When we’re looking for party food ideas, we always think about serving tempting appetizers. This garlic bread with tomatoes and basil is precisely one of those! No one can resist sampling these slices of bread straight from the oven, much less when they discover that the bread’s been smothered in exquisite herb butter. The aroma that will come from your oven as the bread bakes, in a matter of seconds, will attract unexpected spectators to your kitchen. This recipe is ideal to share on special celebrations, such as birthday parties or gatherings with friends. To achieve an even more flavorful effect, use Pillsbury™ Crusty French Loaf. It will save you when you’re in a pinch, time and time again!