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Basil Butter Bread

Bread smeared with a flavorful basil butter, topped with grated cheese and baked golden. A quick and easy snack for your brunch party!

Ingredients Of Basil Butter Bread

  • 1 French baguette
  • 7 large garlic cloves or 14 small garlic cloves
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp butter (Salted)
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves
  • 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • Salt, a pinch
  • 2 Tbsp processed cheese, grated

How to Make Basil Butter Bread

  • 1.In a mortar and pestle crush the garlic cloves. Add the washed basil leaves and a pinch of salt. Crush the leaves.
  • 2.Add 1/2 tsp olive oil in it and make a fine paste.
  • 3.In a small bowl add the butter (melted) and mix the basil-garlic paste. Your basil butter is ready.
  • 4.Cut the baguette in half (from top), then slice it horizontally. You will have 4 portions now. Apply the basil butter on your baguette/ bread slices.
  • 5.Top it with grated cheese.
  • 6.Bake for 12-15 minutes or till the bread & cheese is golden brown at 200 degrees C.
  • 7.Serve with pasta or as a snack.

Basil Butter Bread Recipe - NDTV Food