Sunday, October 13, 2013

Basil Garlic Butter for Bread

Basil Garlic Butter for Bread
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Serving Size: 6
  1. 2 ounces, weight Butter
  2. 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  3. 1 bunch Basil Leaves (generous Handful)
  4. 1 bunch Parsley (use 1/3 Of The Amount Of Basil)
  5. 2 cloves Garlic
  6. 1 whole Green Onion
  7. 2 pinches Salt To Taste
  8. 1 pinch Pepper To Taste
  9. 1 loaf Ciabatta Or French Bread
  10. 1-½ cup Grated Parmesan Cheese (up To 2 Cups)
  1. Combine all the ingredients except the bread and cheese in a food processor, and process until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Cut open the loaf of bread and spread both halves with the basil butter. Put the halves together and wrap in aluminum foil. Bake for in a 400ºF oven for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove the bread, separate the halves and load them up with Parmesan cheese. Return them to the oven and either crank up the heat to 500ºF or put them under the broiler.
  4. Cook until the cheese is melted, bubbly, and starting to get brown. Serve!

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