Mozzarella Garlic Bread Recipe with Basil

Mozzarella and basil bread

  • serves 8
  • Easy

Our favourite garlic bread recipe. Stuff baguettes with mozzarella, basil and garlic, then BBQ or bake for a delicious twist on this family favourite



  • butter 150g, really soft
  • mozzarella 2 × 125g balls, cut into little dice
  • garlic 2 cloves, crushed
  • basil a small handful, chopped
  • baguettes 2


  • Step 1

    Mix the butter, mozzarella, garlic and basil and season well. Cut diagonal slices into, but not all the way through, the bread. Put a bit of cheesy butter in each slit, Double wrap in foil and BBQ until the bread is golden and crisp and cheese melted. You could also do this in a 220C/fan 200C/gas 7 oven for 25 minutes if you have no space on the BBQ.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 304
  • Fat 22.4g
  • Carbs 17.9g
  • Fibre 0.8g
  • Protein 8.8g
  • Salt 1.09g