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Cheesy Garlic Herb Bread recipe

Cheesy Garlic and Herb Bread

Course Appetizer, Bread, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesy-bread-recipes, cheesy-garlic-bread, Cheesy-Garlic-Herb-Bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 233kcal


  • 1 12 inch loaf French bread
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 12 slices provolone or mozzarella cheese cut in half


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Set aside a baking sheet. Prepare a large piece of heavy duty foil, Spritzed lightly with cooking spray.
  • Use a sharp knife to cut 12 diagonal slices through bread without cutting all the way to the bottom. (Yield may be less depending on length of bread)
  • In a small bowl, whip together butter, Parmesan, parsley, basil, rosemary and salt.
  • Spread each slice with garlic and herb butter reserving 1 Tbsp to spread on top. Place two half pieces of cheese into each cut. Spread remaining garlic and herb butter over top and sides of loaf.
  • Place onto foil and bring edges up to seal. Place onto baking sheet.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes or until cheese is melted and bread is toasty. Open foil and broil top, if desired. Serve immediately. 


Grilling Instructions: 
  • Heat gas grill to medium-low or a charcoal grill until coals are ash white. Place coals to one side of charcoal grill.
  • Prepare the bread per the recipe wrapping in heavy duty aluminum foil.
  • Place opposite heat on grill. Close lid; grill 25-30 minutes or until cheese is melted and bread is toasty.
  • Serve immediately.


Serving: 1piece | Calories: 233kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 634mg | Potassium: 37mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 453IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 158mg | Iron: 1mg