Cheesy Garlic Bread


1 - 16 oz (1 lb) Loaf of Italian Bread

16 oz Mozzarella Cheese, shredded (Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese works great)

1 stick (4 oz) unsalted butter

1 tablespoon garlic powder

1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes

salt and pepper to taste



Preheat Oven to 325 (F) degrees

Place a piece of aluminum foil under the bread a little bigger then the loaf so you can wrap it up to bake when your done. Lay your bread on the aluminum foil and slice it in half lengthwise.

In a small pan, heat your butter, salt, pepper, garlic powder and parsley until butter is completely melted. Spoon or brush onto both sides of bread

Place your shredded Mozzarella on one side of your sliced bread.

Place top half of bread on bottom half with the cheese

Cover tightly with aluminum foil

Bake for 20 minutes to 25 minutes. It is done when cheese is all nice and melted

Slice and serve warm