Herbed Garlic Bread


Different fresh or dried herbs can be used to suit your taste or the time of year.


  • ½ cup loosely packed flat-leaf parsley leaves, coarsely chopped

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

  • 2 medium garlic cloves, minced

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 1 loaf (12 inches long) Italian-style white bread


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Whisk together parsley, thyme, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, and olive oil in a small bowl.

  2. Using a bread knife, slice loaf into 12 half-inch pieces, cutting only 3/4 of the way through the loaf so it stays intact. Brush herb mixture liberally between each slice. Wrap loaf loosely in foil. Heat until warm, about 10 minutes. Serve immediately.

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