GRILLED GARLIC BREAD

Makes 18 slices; Prep: 35 minutes; Start to Finish: 40
minutes

Ingredients

1-1/4 cups extra-virgin olive oil, plus additional
for rack
3 sticks unsalted butter
18 large garlic cloves, minced (about 6 tablespoons)
2 cups chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
3 large round loaves sourdough or semolina bread
(about 10 inches in
diameter), cut horizontally into 1/2-inch-thick
slices

Directions

1. Preheat grill and lightly oil rack. Place oil,
butter, and garlic in a small saucepan. Heat over
moderate heat, stirring, until butter is melted, about
3 minutes. Stir in parsley; season with salt and

pepper.
2. Brush both sides of each bread slice with garlic
mixture and sprinkle with salt. Grill on rack over
moderate heat until golden brown, turning once, about
3 minutes. Transfer to a platter and serve warm. Makes
18 slices.