Antipasto bread

Antipasto Garlic Bread


2 long baguettes
180g butter, softened
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tblspns finely chopped kalamata olives
2 tblspns finely chopped semi-dried tomatoes
1 tblspn finely chopped fresh chives
2 tblspns finely chopped fresh basil

Serves: 6


Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced.

Slice each baguette diagonally at 1.5cm intervals, being careful not to cut all the way through.

Combine butter, garlic, olives, tomato, chives and basil in a bowl. Season with pepper. Spread both sides of each bread slice with spread mixture.

Enclose baguettes tightly in foil. Place on a baking tray. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until hot and crisp. Slice and serve.

Contributor: Cam