Garlic & basil ciabatta

Garlic & basil ciabatta

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(52 ratings)

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

    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

    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

    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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sootykl
21st Sep, 2010
5.05
Really delicious and easy to prepare. Friend loved it too. Will certainly make it again.
jweg1210
20th Sep, 2010
3.05
Looks pretty, and was fine to go with a pasta meal.
mrsmcbain
31st Aug, 2010
5.05
Best garlic bread ever, won't buy shops own again! Very very tasty!
mrsnew
23rd Aug, 2010
5.05
One word - YUMMY
cvete18
25th May, 2010
5.05
Very good and simple to make .
macindo
16th May, 2010
5.05
Gorgeous! I usually make it alongside other small dishes, tapas style. Making them actually takes longer than eating them..
sarah_h_sikora
9th May, 2010
5.05
Lovely, the mayo gives it a great taste!
thynk2much
27th Oct, 2009
5.05
So perfect! Can also use parsley if no basil handy.
lauramurray
7th Sep, 2009
5.05
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
2nd Sep, 2009
THIS IS THE BEST EVER, you must try. SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO good!!!

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