Pan-Fried Garlic Bread

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Queen Dragon Mom

A less heavy version of the traditional offering.

Top Review by mrsgo73

FYI: This recipe is from Lidia Bastianich's book "Lidia's Italian-American Kitchen".

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brush the inside of a heavy pan with olive oil and place over medium-low heat.
  2. Cut the loaf in half lengthwise, then again crossways into 3 or 4 inch pieces.
  3. Rub the cut surfaces with the garlic and brush with oil.
  4. Arrange as many pieces as will fit in the pan, weighing them down with a bacon press.
  5. Cook about 5 minutes until underside of bread is browned.
  6. Turn bread and repeat cooking process for another 5 minutes.
  7. Repeat until all slices are browned.
  8. Keep warm in the oven on low heat.

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