Are you wondering how to make cheesy garlic bread with sliced bread? This super easy and quick garlic cheese toast recipe will show you how!

 

I love trying out new recipes for using up leftovers, and I especially love making dishes that are cheesy and garlicky. This recipe for cheesy garlic bread is one of my favorites. It’s so easy to make and it always gets rave reviews from my friends and family.

The best part about this recipe? You can make it with sliced bread! No need to go out and buy a loaf of garlic bread. Just grab a couple of pieces of sliced bread from the grocery store and you’re good to go. You’re definitely going to find it difficult to NOT make this every day!

garlic cheese toast

 

It’s also the perfect side dish for pasta nights, pizza, or steak and will satisfy all of your carb cravings!

Without further ado, let’s dive right into the recipe.

 

 

How do you make easy cheese toast?

To make easy cheese toast, just spread some shredded mozzarella cheese, butter, and minced garlic on a piece of bread and broil in the oven until melted. To find out the step-by-step instructions and a full recipe for sliced bread garlic cheese toast, scroll down to the recipe section.

sourdough garlic cheese bread

Variations for Easy Cheese Bread Recipe:

Ideas to add/change in the recipe:

 

Add Red Pepper Flakes – For a bit of heat, add some red pepper flakes to the cheese toast and drizzle with some hot sauce after broiling.

Make a Cheese-Filled Garlic Toastie – You can place the garlic-cheese mixture in between two slices of bread, and then pinch the sides together to seal it. Now coat it with butter and let it bake in the oven for 3-4 minutes, and you’ll have a delicious, cheese-burst style garlic bread!

Add Extra Toppings – If you want something a bit more fancy, get creative with your toppings and add diced ham, green onions, or crumbled bacon.

Make It Into a Meal – Top the garlic cheese toast with sautéed mushrooms or roasted veggies for a super-healthy meal that’s filling and satisfying.

 

 

Ultimate Cheesy Garlic Bread Recipe

Here’s my recipe for the best cheesy garlic bread with sliced bread:

ultimate cheesy garlic bread

What you’ll need:

  • 4 slices of regular bread
  • 2 tbsp salted butter softened
  • 1 cup of grated mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp salt

 

How To Make Cheesy Garlic Toast With Regular Bread:

1. Preheat the oven to 360 degrees F. (180 C)

2. In a small bowl, mix together the softened butter, minced garlic, and salt. Add in some fresh herbs like parsley or thyme if desired.

3. Place the slices of bread on a baking sheet that’s lined with foil or baking paper to avoid mess.

garlic cheese toast in ove

4. Spread the butter mixture on each slice of bread. Then top with the 1 cup of mozzarella cheese, spread evenly between the slices of bread.

5. Toast your garlic cheese toast in oven for 8-10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve immediately!

cheesy garlic bread with sliced bread

Tips & Tricks:

  • If you don’t have mozzarella on hand, you can also use other cheeses with bold flavors like cheddar, parmesan, or even brie.
  • Try to use a food processor to combine the cheese and garlic so that it’s evenly distributed and there are no large chunks of garlic.
  • Sprinkle some fresh or dried parsley on the bread for a fancy finishing touch.

garlic cheese toast

 

This garlic toast is perfect for serving with some leftover rotisserie chicken pasta recipes!

 

Related: 15 Easy Recipes With Bread Slices (Crazy Delicious!)

 

Yield: 4

How to Make Cheesy Garlic Bread With Sliced Bread

How to Make Cheesy Garlic Bread With Sliced Bread

Find out how to make cheesy garlic bread with sliced bread. This super easy ultimate cheesy garlic bread recipe is the perfect side dish for pasta, pizza, or chicken dinners.

Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 slices of regular bread
  • 2 tbsp salted butter softened
  • 1 cup of grated mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

    1. Preheat the oven to 360 degrees F. (180 C)
    2. In a small bowl, mix together the softened butter, minced garlic, and salt.
    3. Place the slices of bread on a baking sheet that's lined with foil or baking paper to avoid mess.
    4. Spread the butter mixture on each slice of bread. Then top with the 1 cup of mozzarella cheese, spread evenly between the slices of bread.
    5. Toast your garlic cheese toast in the oven for 8-10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve immediately!

Notes

You can swap the mozzarella cheese for other cheeses such as cheddar, parmesan, or even brie.

If you dislike large chunks of garlic, use a food processor to combine the butter, garlic, and cheese for an ultra-smooth garlic toast.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1 slice

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 218Total Fat: 11.4gSaturated Fat: 6.1gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 428mgCarbohydrates: 21.7gFiber: 1gProtein: 8.3g

 

FAQs:

Can you make sourdough garlic cheese bread?

Yes, you certainly can use sourdough bread to make the garlic bread instead of regular sliced bread. Just slice your sourdough loaf into equal thickness slices (about 1 inch is a good size). And then follow the recipe above and cook them the same way you would with regular bread.

 

Can you freeze garlic cheese toast?

Garlic cheese toast is actually the perfect recipe to make in bulk, freeze (but don’t bake it just yet), and then bake frozen when you’re ready to eat the cheesy garlic bread. Just add 3-4 extra minutes in the oven if you’re cooking from frozen.

 

How to make garlic cheese toast in the air fryer?

To make this ultimate cheesy garlic bread in the air fryer, simply make the butter mixture according to the instructions, top it with mozzarella cheese, and lay the bread in a single layer in your air fryer. Make sure none of the bread is laying over each other.

Bake the garlic cheese toast for 5 minutes at 360 F (180C) in your air fryer until the cheese is melted and slightly golden.

 

 

Conclusion

And there you have it – my recipe for the best cheesy garlic bread with sliced bread! Who needs expensive store-bought garlic bread when you can make it at home with just a few simple ingredients? This recipe is so easy and delicious, that you’ll be making it all the time. 

Now that you’ve learned how to make easy cheese toast, I’m sure you’ll find it in your recipe rotation quite often, given how tasty but simple this recipe is. 

If you end up trying out this cheesy garlic bread with sliced bread recipe, let me know down in the comments!

 

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