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Foil Garlic Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Foil Garlic Bread, by , is from Troop 1887 Cookbook - from Chuck Box to Backpacking, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Quentin Shafer
Added: Tuesday, April 28, 2009


1 large loaf French Bread (uncut)

1 stick butter
4 garlic cloves, finely minced
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp kosher or sea salt
1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper

1/2 tsp ground sweet paprika
2 tsp Italian seasoning (divided into 1 tsp each)

Optional: 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

At home:

Soften butter but do not melt.
Finely mince garlic cloves.
Mix the following into the softened butter: minced garlic, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper.

In camp:
Split bread the bread lengthwise. Spread seasoned butter mixture equally on both sides. Then sprinkle paprika and Italian seasonings equally on both sides of the bread. Optional: sprinkle Parmesan cheese equally over the two halves.

Put the two halves back together. Cut bread in half. Wrap each half tightly in heavy duty aluminum foil.

Place bread on grill or over hot coals for 20 minutes, turning twice.

Remove from heat and allow to cool down. Open and slice each half loaf in half again. This will make 8 pieces total.

Serves 8

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20 minutes




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