Really Low-Fat Garlic Bread

Really Low-Fat Garlic Bread

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From: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 1996

Quick and garlicky, this bread will soon become a staple on pasta night.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 4 large cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ baguette, cut in half lengthwise


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  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Place garlic in a small saucepan with enough cold water to cover and bring to a simmer over low heat. Cook 3 minutes and drain.
  3. Mash the cooked garlic, oil and salt in a small bowl with the back of a spoon until a smooth paste forms. Spread the mixture over the cut surfaces of the bread.
  4. Place the bread on a baking sheet and bake until the bread begins to brown around the edges, 4 to 6 minutes. Slice and serve.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 113 calories; 2 g fat(0 g sat); 4 g fiber; 22 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; 0 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 0 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 0 IU vitamin A; 1 mg vitamin C; 6 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 338 mg sodium; 12 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1½ starch, ½ fat

Reviews 1

April 15, 2012
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By: fruitbowlk
easy to make garlic bread. This is very basic. Not too much to it. Pros: easy to make Cons: na
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