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Garlic Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cindy Wesley
Added: Saturday, May 16, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 whole heads of garlic
1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
4 1/2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1 loaf unsliced, crusty sourdough or French bread (1 1/2 pounds) -- cut horizontally in half
black pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 F. Cut tops off heads of garlic and peel each head. Place heads, cut sides up, in small baking pan and sprinkle with oregano. Cover tightly with foil and bake 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 30 minutes more. Remove from oven, cool until easy to handle.

Carefully squeeze soft roasted garlic out of each clove to yield about 3/4 cup. Place in blender or food processor; add oil and process until smooth.

Spread garlic mixture evenly on both halves of bread and sprinkle lightly with black pepper. Place halves together and cut loaf vertically into 8 equal pieces, being careful to keep loaf intact. Wtrap tightly in foil. Bake 30 minutes.

To serve, unwrap loaf leaving foil crushed around outside to keep warm.

 

 

 

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