Garlic & basil ciabatta

Garlic & basil ciabatta

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 3 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

Perfect as a starter or as a side dish for a dinner party

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition info

Nutrition

kcalories
224
protein
7g
carbs
23g
fat
12g
saturates
5g
fibre
1g
sugar
2g
salt
0.85g

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp butter, softened
  • 1 bunch of basil
  • 1 small ciabatta
  • 2 tbsp grated parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)
  • 2 garlic cloves,crushed

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Method

Heat the grill to high. Beat together the mayonnaise, butter and garlic cloves until smooth. Chop basil, stir through and season with salt and pepper. Put the halves of the ciabatta, sliced lengthways, on a baking tray and spread with the butter. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan, then grill for 2-3 mins.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2006

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jweg1210's picture
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Looks pretty, and was fine to go with a pasta meal.

mrsmcbain's picture
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Best garlic bread ever, won't buy shops own again! Very very tasty!

mrsnew's picture
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One word - YUMMY

cvete18's picture
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Very good and simple to make .

macindo's picture
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Gorgeous! I usually make it alongside other small dishes, tapas style. Making them actually takes longer than eating them..

sarah_h_butler's picture
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Lovely, the mayo gives it a great taste!

thynk2much's picture
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So perfect! Can also use parsley if no basil handy.

lauramurray's picture
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Really tasty and a bit different. Was disappointed the first time that the kids liked it as much as we did so I didn't get much. But have now made it several times.

peter119's picture

THIS IS THE BEST EVER, you must try. SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO good!!!

killodani's picture

it is very nice one, I loved it

jessicafox's picture
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Very very good! everyone loved it and it was all gone very quickly!
will be making it again for our next bbq!

shubeedoo's picture
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So quick and easy - I forgot all about it while preparing the main dish but it didn't matter as I was able to whip this up in under 10 mins. I also threw the parmesan into the butter miz by mistake instead of saving it to sprinkle over at the end, but this worked just as well!

miss_roch's picture
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The best garlic bread I've ever tasted!!

julieblue's picture

Gorgeous!!-cooking novice? do this recipe, it will not fail to impress, so much better than any ready made bought stuff.

loopyloo1508's picture
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Wow! This was a yummy recipe, i will definately take it with me when i move house. Yummy!!

indrabliss's picture

The garlic butter is divine.I reccomend it.i loved it but my mums is still the best.
I am only a teenager and am really fussy but still loved it.

davfarr's picture
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Delicious..I tried mixing the parmesan into the butter garlic basil mayo mixture and then spreading onto the ciabatta..I also used 2 tbsp of mayo..Family loved it..

lurvlyloz's picture
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very nice. quick and very easy. everyone loved them.

callumclarke's picture
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Loved this bread, so did the rest of the family!!! You must try!!

jmistovski's picture
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the best garlic bread in the world. yum yum yum

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