Save on Pinterest

Herb Spread for French Bread

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

10-12 servings (1/2 cup spread)

Instead of regular garlic bread, my family requests this spread. The flavor is best when I use parsley and basil fresh from the garden. —Jennie Wilburn, Long Creek, Oregon
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 loaf French bread (1 pound)

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Cut bread in half lengthwise; spread herb spread on cut sides.
  2. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned.
Editor's Note: Herb spread may be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 143 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 296mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

Recommended Video