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Lisa’s Classic Italian-American Garlic Bread


Garlic Bread

Garlic bread is one of the hallmarks of any Italian-American table. But too often (especially if you go to a restaurant!) garlic bread is hard, bitter, full of garlic salt or other seasonings. Not Lisa’s classic recipe! With butter, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, and Italian bread, Lisa’s recipe is tried and true at her family table- her children always come back for more, and so will yours! Watch Lisa make the recipe on the Lisa’s Italian Kitchen YouTube channel and on her social media channels, like Tik Tok!

Lisa’s Classic Italian-American Garlic Bread Ingredients:

1 loaf of soft Italian bread

12 cloves of garlic, chopped

3/4 cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 stick of butter


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Lisa’s Classic Italian-American Garlic Bread Directions:

Melt the butter and heat the extra virgin olive oil in a pan. Slice the bread length wise then in 4 inch pieces. Chop the garlic and add to melted butter and heated olive oil. Dip the soft side of each piece of bread in the butter and garlic mixture. Place on a cookie sheet. Broil until golden.

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  • Lisa Caponigri

    Lisa Caponigri is the author of This is Sunday Dinner and Whatever Happened to Sunday Dinner?, published by Sterling Epicure. Both of Lisa's cookbooks brim with her memories of living in Italy, both as a child and as an adult raising her own family, anecdotes about her family, regional and seasonal Italian specialties, and all the advice needed to get a spectacular Sunday Dinner on the table, every Sunday of the year. She has developed a line of prepared foods and sauces called Lisa’s Italian Kitchen. Lisa debuted on HSN and has appeared on QVC. She has also appeared on a variety of television programs, including Seattle's New Day Northwest, Good Morning Toronto, Chicago's WGNLunchbreak, and New England Cooks, to name a few. Lisa is frequently consulted as an expert in Italian lifestyle and food. Lisa Caponigri lives in South Bend, IN and travels frequently to Italy to research the latest in "la dolce vita". Visit to learn more about Lisa!

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