Garlic & basil ciabatta

Garlic & basil ciabatta

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 3 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Perfect as a starter or as a side dish for a dinner party

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition:

  • kcal224
  • fat12g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs23g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre1g
  • protein7g
  • salt0.85g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp butter, softened

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 1 bunch of basil

    Basil

    ba-zil

    Most closely associated with Mediterranean cooking but also very prevalent in Asian food, the…

  • 1 small ciabatta
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)

    Parmesan

    parm-ee-zan

    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

  • 2 garlic cloves,crushed

Method

  1. 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.

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Comments (45)

jmistovski's picture
5

the best garlic bread in the world. yum yum yum

rkvizor's picture
5

I served this with a butternut squash lasagne and it was fabulous! All of it went! I think I got a loaf of bread that was slightly too thick and so I should have put more of the mixture into the bread, but it was fantastic anyway.

sophiehadden's picture
5

the best garlic bread recipe EVER! i make this all the time for friends and everyone always loves it. it is just delicious.

chris28's picture
4

Really yummy

sensana's picture
5

just delicious

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