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Two slices of cheesy confit garlic bread

Cheesy confit garlic bread

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Enjoy our cheesy garlic bread as a side dish with your favourite mains. We’ve mellowed out the flavour of the garlic by slowly cooking it in butter first

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal365
fat23g
saturates14g
carbs28g
sugars2g
fibre2g
protein11g
salt1.15g
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Ingredients

  • 75g butter
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • parsley, leaves chopped
  • 1 small (demi) baguette
  • 125g ball mozzarella, sliced, or 50g cheddar, grated

Method

  • STEP 1

    Melt the butter in a small saucepan over a low heat, then add the garlic and leave to cook very gently, covered if you have a lid, for 20-25 mins until the soft and golden. Leave to cool for a few minutes, then use a potato masher or fork to mash the garlic into the butter. Tip into a plastic container, then chill or freeze until the butter has solidified a little, then season well and stir in most of the parsley. Chill again until firm and spreadable. Will keep chilled for three days, or frozen for a month.

  • STEP 2

    Cut the baguette into two pieces lengthways. Spread the garlic butter all over the cut side, put on a baking tray and scatter over the mozzarella or cheddar. Will keep covered and chilled for a day. To cook, heat the oven to 210C/190C fan/gas 8 and bake the bread for 10-15 mins until bubbling and golden. Cut into wedges, sprinkle with the remaining parsley leaves, and serve with the breadcrumbed chicken and our spicy tomato spaghetti.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, October 2022

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