Cheesy garlic bread

Cheesy garlic bread

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(22 ratings)

Takes 15-20 minutes

Easy

Serves 6
A real crowd pleaser that will have everyone feeling full. Worth every calorie.

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal391
  • fat25g
  • saturates16g
  • carbs28g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre1g
  • protein15g
  • salt1.9g
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Ingredients

  • 125g mozzarella ball
  • 140g taleggio cheese, rind removed
  • 100g butter, softened
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

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

  • 3 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • handful parsley leaves, chopped
    Parsley

    Parsley

    par-slee

    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • 1 tsp fresh marjoram leaves, chopped, optional
  • 1 long baguette
  • large pinch of paprika
    Paprika

    Paprika

    pa-preek-ah

    A spice that's central to Hungarian cuisine, paprika is made by drying a particular type of…

Method

  1. Light the barbecue. Chop the mozzarella and taleggio into small chunks and tip into a bowl with the butter, garlic, herbs and some salt and pepper. If you want, you can mix everything together with a wooden spoon, but I prefer to use my hands.

  2. Using a bread knife, cut diagonal slices along the loaf about three quarters of the way into the bread – don’t cut all the way through. If it looks like the bread won’t fit on the barbecue, cut it in half and make two smaller ones.

  3. Push the garlic butter generously between each cut, allowing some to ooze onto the top – it will caramelise and taste superb. Sprinkle the paprika over. Wrap the bread up like a cracker in a double thickness of foil. You can prepare to this stage up to a day ahead.

  4. Put the pack straight onto the barbecue. Cook for 2 minutes then roll it over onto its side and cook for 2 minutes more. Roll it onto its other side and cook for a further 2 minutes. Have a peek – if the cheese is melting and the bread is crispy, remove it from the barbie. Pull the slices apart and eat while hot and gooey.

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Twinklebum99
27th May, 2016
5.05
Very easy and tasty. Cooked in the oven for 8 minutes and was lovely
yasmin70
14th Mar, 2014
5.05
Loved this but would probably use grated cheddar and mozzarella next time. I didn't use the marjoram. We had it with pasta and a side salad. I used a tiger loaf and baked it in the oven in foil opened at the top. Delicious!
smurfter
26th Nov, 2012
5.05
Very easy to make and with great results! Can put however much/little you want in there and add other things if you want. So simple yet tastes so yummy.
emmaw26
16th Jul, 2012
3.05
We found the Taleggio cheese a bit too strong for our liking, but a good recipe would do with mozzarella and another cheese next time.
paula773
15th Apr, 2012
5.05
My family loves it! I make it replacing taleggio cheese with parmesan and all the herbs and garlic with a mix of spices I use for flavoured butter. Still amazing result!
martinccccccccc
28th Feb, 2012
whats that white stuff
pixieloveheart
23rd Apr, 2011
5.05
This was delicious, had with chicken, coleslaw, salad and rice, there were no leftovers!
kjf_uk
14th Feb, 2011
5.05
This is so easy to make, and a real crowd pleaser!
rhiannonhobgoddess
8th Jul, 2010
Had herb and garlic roulade in fridge so used that, excellent.
natalie1977
10th Jun, 2010
5.05
One of my favourites! This is so easy to make, and tastes amazing. Goes well with any pasta or pizza dish - or even as a side for BBQ's! I've not been able to get taleggio a few times (altho this is my favourite combination), but any cheese works well... I even used a low fat cheddar, with low fat mozerella last night and it was still great, a little less on the calories and fat - but still ooozes taste, and reduces the guilt :D

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