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Ina Garten Garlic Bread

Today we’ll be making Ina Garten’s delicious garlic bread in the oven; it has perfectly crisp edges, a soft buttery center, and a golden-brown toasted top with fresh garlic and herbs.

After spreading this garlic bread with a simple homemade garlic butter, we are going to bake it until it is toasted and has a golden brown color. It’s a delicious side dish that everyone will love.

Ingredients That You’ll Need:

  • Ciabatta bread: This is the ingredient that Ina Garten employs in her recipe for garlic bread. On the other hand, you could make use of any other kind of bread, such as French bread.
  • Butter: In most cases, unsalted butter is best, but you can also use salted butter; the latter simply allows you to control the saltiness to taste.
  • Garlic: Typically, I use 6 large garlic cloves in this recipe, but if you prefer a milder flavor, you can start with just 1.
  • Freshly ground black pepper: In my opinion, nothing improves the flavor of freshly baked bread quite like freshly ground black pepper.
  • Fresh herbs: You can substitute any of the herbs listed above. There is also the option of using dried herbs.
Ina Garten Garlic Bread
Ina Garten Garlic Bread

How Long to Cook Garlic Bread?

The recommended baking time for garlic bread is 10 to 12 minutes at 350 degrees F. When baking bread, always use aluminum foil to keep the crust from burning. Halfway through baking, remove the foil and finish baking as normal.

In the end, you’ll have delicious garlic bread that’s crisp on the outside and tender in the middle.

Storage & Reheating

It’s best to eat this garlic bread warm, right out of the oven. Nonetheless, if you find yourself with leftovers that you don’t want to waste, follow these guidelines for storing them in the refrigerator and freezer.

How To Store Garlic Bread In The Fridge?

  • Allow your garlic bread to cool to room temperature before going any further.
  • Next, place your bread in an airtight container and store it in the fridge.
  • Properly stored, your Ina Garten garlic bread can last for up to 4 days in the fridge.

How To Store Garlic Bread In The Freezer?

  • Make sure your garlic bread has cooled to room temperature as a first step.
  • Place the bread in an airtight container, wrap it tightly with aluminum foil, and store it in the freezer.
  • Properly stored, your Ina Garten garlic bread can last for up to 1-2 months.

How To Reheat Garlic Bread?

  • Start by wrapping your Ina Garten garlic bread in aluminum foil.
  • Next, place your wrapped garlic bread in the oven and reheat for about 10 minutes at 350 degrees F.

What Do You Pair Garlic Bread With?

Ina Garten Garlic Bread
Ina Garten Garlic Bread

Recipe Variations

  • Dried herbs: You can add a teaspoon of dried oregano or Italian seasoning to your Ina Garten garlic bread butter mixture.
  • Cheesy garlic bread: Go ahead and sprinkle 1 to 1 1/2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese on top of your garlic bread after spreading on the garlic butter. Then follow the rest of the instructions and bake it.
  • How to make garlic bread with garlic powder: If you prefer to use garlic powder instead of fresh garlic, you can use 1 teaspoon of garlic powder. Keep in mind that the garlic flavor will be more subtle if using garlic powder.
  • Double the garlic: For that extra punch of garlic flavor, I recommend using a combination of 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder and fresh garlic in the butter mixture.

Ina Garten Garlic Bread Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 6 large garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup good olive oil
  • 1 loaf of ciabatta bread
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Ina Garten Garlic Bread Instructions

  • Start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Next, place the garlic in the bowl of a food processor and process it until minced.
  • Add parsley, oregano, salt, and pepper and pulse twice.
  • In a medium saute pan, heat the olive oil, then add the garlic mixture. Allow it to sit for about 10 seconds, then remove the pan from the heat.
  • Now, go ahead and slice your bread in half horizontally. Spread the butter on one half and the garlic mixture on the other and put the halves together.
  • Put the bread in the oven for 5 minutes with the foil closed, then remove the cover and bake for another 5 minutes.

Recipe Tips

  • You should always use genuine butter or olive oil instead of margarine if you want the greatest flavor.
  • The freshest taste comes from using ingredients like garlic and herbs picked that morning and bread prepared that day.
  • Your garlic batter will benefit greatly from the addition of some dried herbs.
Ina Garten Garlic Bread
Ina Garten Garlic Bread

Ina Garten Garlic Bread Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories 314.22
  • Total Fat 33.93g
  • Cholesterol 15.27mg
  • Sodium 269.4mg
  • Potassium 78.32mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 3.78g
  • Dietary Fiber 1.49g
  • Sugars 0.2g
  • Protein 0.72g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 11%
  • Calcium 6%
  • Iron 8%

Nutrition Facts Source: Source

Ina Garten Garlic Bread

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 5 minutesCook time: 10 minutesRest time: minutesTotal time: 15 minutesServings:2 servingsCalories:314 kcal Best Season:Available

Description

Today we’ll be making Ina Garten’s delicious garlic bread in the oven; it has perfectly crisp edges, a soft buttery center, and a golden-brown toasted top with fresh garlic and herbs.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. The next step is to throw the garlic in a food processor and chop it up into little pieces.
  3. When ready, add the parsley, oregano, salt, and pepper and pulse twice to combine.
  4. Heat the olive oil in a medium sauté pan and stir in the garlic mixture. Remove the pan from the stove and let it rest for approximately 10 seconds.
  5. Now cut the ciabatta bread in half horizontally, apply the butter on one side and the garlic mixture on the other, and reassemble the sandwiches.
  6. Put the bread in the oven for 5 minutes with the foil closed, then remove the cover and bake for another 5 minutes.

Notes

  • For the best flavor, make sure to use real butter or olive oil, never margarine.
  • For the ultimate fresh flavor you want to use fresh garlic, fresh herbs, and fresh bread baked the day of.
  • Feel free to add some dried herbs to your garlic batter as they will add delicious flavors to it.
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Nutrition Facts

Servings 4-5


Amount Per Serving
Calories 314.22
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33.93g53%
Cholesterol 15.27mg6%
Sodium 269.4mg12%
Potassium 78.32mg3%
Total Carbohydrate 3.78g2%
Dietary Fiber 1.49g6%
Sugars 0.2g
Protein 0.72g2%

Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 6%
Iron 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.