Garlic Bread with Pecorino Romano Butter

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Garlic Bread with Pecorino Romano Butter

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
    1/2 cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese
    1/4 cup finely chopped fresh Italian parsley
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    One 14-inch long loaf Italian bread, halved lengthwise

 

Directions:

  1. Mix butter, cheese, parsley and garlic in medium bowl to blend well.
  2. Season with pepper. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Bring to room temperature before using.)
  3. Preheat oven to 500° F.
  4. Place bread, cut side up, on baking sheet.
  5. Spread butter mixture evenly over cut sides of bread.
  6. Bake until topping is golden brown and bread is heated through, about 5 minutes.
  7. Cut bread crosswise into 2-inch-wide pieces. Serve immediately. Serves 10.