Grilled Garlic Bread with Cheese

By Mark Hinds  |  Updated May 2, 2021  |  0 Comments 

This grilled garlic bread recipe uses basil and mozzarella to create a cheesy garlic bread filled with scrumptious summer flavors.

Grilled garlic bread is a nice treat and a great side dish that goes well with steaks, salads, and just about everything else from the grill.

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Grilled Garlic Bread with Cheese

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 loaf soft French bread
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 4 oz mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup basil, minced

Instructions

  • Cut a half a loaf of French bread lengthwise.
  • Mince the garlic clove and mash it with the butter in a small bowl. Let the garlic and butter sit for a few minutes for the flavors to come together.
  • Spread the garlic butter on the bread. Tear the mozzarella into small pieces and mince the basil
  • Place the bread butter side down on a hot grill for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Flip the bread over and place it crust side down on a cool part of the grill. Add the basil and mozzarella, close the lid, and use indirect heat to melt the cheese.
  • Depending on the type of mozzarella and how hot the grill is it usually takes between 8 to 12 minutes for the cheese to melt.
  • Take the bread off the grill and slice before serving.

Notes

A great way to serve this garlic bread is with our Everyday Tomato Sauce.
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Mark Hinds

A passionate writer, overly curious cook, and Umami's founder. Mark can often be found cooking for friends.

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Cuisine:  American| Technique: Grilling 
Ingredients:
 French Bread|Garlic|Mozzarella Cheese
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