This ultimate garlic bread recipe goes with just about any dish and is perfect as the side for a main meal, with soup as as a salad topper. Leftovers are easily warmed in a toaster oven for easy snacking.
MInce the garlic and let sit on a plate for 15 minutes. This maximizes the creation of allicin, a nutritious sulfur compound.
Melt the butter on low heat on the stove in a pan.
After the butter is melted, add the olive oil and mix well. Using a basting brush, slather on the oil mixture generously onto the 6 slices of bread until the entire cup of fat is used.
Spread one clove's worth of minced garlic onto the each slice.
Bake at 350 F/ 177 C until crispy but not browned - about 15 minutes.
Serve immediately as a side dish or break into pieces to use as healthy croutons for salads. Refrigerate leftovers and rewarm in a toaster oven as needed.
Refrigerate leftovers and rewarm in a toaster oven as needed.
Substitute ghee for the butter if there is a dairy allergy in the home.