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Baked garlic bread on a wooden cutting board.
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5 from 7 votes

Easy Garlic Bread

This is a quick and easy side dish that goes great with soups, pasta dishes, and casseroles. The best part is that it’s done in less than 10 minutes and costs just $1.04 to make!
Prep Time4 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: bread, garlic
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 303kcal
Cost: $1.04


  • baking sheet
  • small microwave-safe bowl
  • pastry brush


  • ½ loaf French bread cut lengthwise
  • 3 Tablespoons salted butter
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano


  • Move oven rack to the middle position and preheat oven to 475 degrees Line a baking sheet with foil and place the French bread, cut side up, on a ​baking sheet.
  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt the butter for 20-30 seconds, or until completely melted. Whisk in garlic powder and oregano. 

    Melt the butter and stir in the garlic powder and oregano.
  • Brush the butter mixture all over the cut surface of the French bread.
    Brush the butter mixture over the bread.
  • Bake for 4-6 minutes, or until golden brown along the edges of the bread. Cool for 1 minute and then slice and serve.
    Bake for 6 minutes, or until golden around the edges.


Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 221mg | Potassium: 49mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg