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Bacon Garlic Bread

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


10-12 servings

Guests at your next backyard barbecue will request our home economist's recipe for this grilled garlic bread. Serve it as an appetizer or side dish.


  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread, halved lengthwise
  • 1 cup shredded Italian cheese blend


  1. In a small bowl, combine the butter, mayonnaise, bacon and garlic. Spread over cut sides of bread; reassemble loaf. Wrap in a large piece of heavy-duty foil (about 36x18-in.); seal tightly.
  2. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side. Unwrap and separate bread halves. Sprinkle with cheese. Grill 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 232 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 409mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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