mozzarella- garlic bread

mozzarella- garlic bread
Yield: 24 slices. Prep 10 mins Bake 350°F 10 mins to 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 loaf (about 14 inches long) sesame seed Italian bread
  • 1/2 pound fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degree F. Combine butter, garlic and basil in a small bowl.

2. With serrated knife, slice bread lengthwise in half horizontally. Slice each half into 12 pieces, without cutting completely through bottom crust. Place on large piece of nonstick foil. Brush butter-garlic mixture over bread. Place mozzarella slices on top, then sprinkle evenly with Parmesan.

3. Unwrap bread, if necessary. Place bread on foil on a large baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes until cheese is melted. Let cool slightly, then serve.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: Fat, total (g): 5, chol. (mg): 13, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 10, pro. (g): 4, sodium (mg): 163, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.