Garlic bread is an all-time favourite side dish/accompaniment. While it is pretty much delicious on its own, sometimes you may be wondering what to eat with garlic bread. This collection of 50+ recipes to serve with garlic bread includes delicious pastas, soups, and main dishes that will pair perfectly with your favourite garlic bread recipe!
Where is Garlic Bread From?
Believe it or not, garlic bread as we typically know it is a North American dish. Traditional Italian garlic bread is made by rubbing a clove of garlic on toasted bread. This method gives the bread a hint of garlic flavour.
The North American variety is what we have commonly grown to love - emphasis on the love part for me, especially. Melty butter, pungent garlic, and honestly sometimes an ungodly amount of cheese, is what comes to mind when we think Garlic bread. Honestly, I'm not even mad at it.
What Seasoning is on Garlic Bread?
You can make a classic garlic bread with pantry ingredients! The spread for garlic bread is made with salted butter, fresh garlic, fresh parsley, and usually some parmesan cheese.
To jazz up the seasoning, you can also use roasted garlic for a sweeter and more mellow garlic flavour. However, if you prefer a little spice, try adding red chilli flakes to the mix! The options are truly endless.
If you want to go the cheesy route, try topping your garlic bread with mozzarella or provolone cheese. You cannot go wrong with fresh parmesan cheese, too!
What Bread to Use?
Garlic bread generally comes out best on sturdier breads, but if you ask me, I'd put garlic butter spread on wonder bread, honestly. The best garlic bread is made with baguette, ciabatta, or french bread. These breads have a good chew to them, and stand up to the buttery spread.
What to Eat With Garlic Bread?
Garlic bread is one of the most versatile side dishes, and it can pretty much go with anything. This collection of recipes is perfectly curated to serve with your favourite garlic bread recipe. From pastas to soups, you will no longer wonder what to eat with your garlic bread!
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